Manitowoc County Division of Emergency Services
Department of Emergency Management & Joint Dispatch Center
Manitowoc County, Wisconsin
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The purpose of the Manitowoc County Emergency Services program is to assist government and volunteer agencies in protecting lives, property and the environment before, during, and after major technological or natural emergencies.
The department supports the Joint Dispatch Center (JDC) in directing response agencies during a disaster or emergency; develops and maintains emergency operations procedures; distributes information about hazards relevant to Manitowoc County; oversees evacuation of the population in an emergency; and evaluates emergency management capabilities through regular tests, drills and exercises and modifies emergency plans accordingly.
The department is directed by Nancy H. Crowley RN, WCEM and the Program Manager is Mary Herzog.
One of the services they provide to the residents of Manitowoc County is Enhanced 9-1-1, which supplies dispatchers with the name, address, and emergency service provider(s) for each particular address; thereby making the response to each incident quicker and more efficient. They also have the capability for wireless 9-1-1, which means a person calling with a cellular telephone and in line of sight of the satellites, can be located on a map, to identify their location if they are not sure where they are.
The department is directed by Nancy H. Crowley RN, WCEM.
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Department of Emergency Management
Communications & Technology Building
1024 S. 9th Street - Room 113
Manitowoc, WI 54220
Joint Dispatch Center
1024 S. 9th Street
Manitowoc, WI 54220