About Us

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Shannan Hinton,
Emergency
Management
Director
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The mission of Bartholomew County Emergency Management is to reduce loss of life and property while protecting our county's critical infrastructure from all types of hazards through a comprehensive, risk-based, emergency management program of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.

Emergency Management's goal is to help our citizens prepare for and cope with any type of emergency through the maintenance of the County's emergency operations plan. This document coordinates all fire, law enforcement, medical, and other allied disaster agencies. A large portion of the office's responsibility is to educate the general public and businesses on disaster preparedness and response. The office is also responsible for emergency communications for the community in the event of a large-scale failure.

Emergency Management is the sponsoring agency of the Bartholomew County Search and Rescue Team as well as the Bartholomew County Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Services (R.A.C.E.S.)


Staff

Deputy Director: Susan Armstrong

 

Fact Sheets

Fact Sheets

Earthquakes Fact Sheet (627 downloads) Popular #
Extreme Heat Fact Sheet (501 downloads) Popular #
Floods and Flash Floods Fact Sheet (609 downloads) Popular #
Hazardous Materials Fact Sheet (1341 downloads) Popular #
House and Building Fires Fact Sheet (489 downloads) Popular #
Landslides and Mudflows Fact Sheet (761 downloads) Popular #
Nuclear Emergency Fact Sheet (663 downloads) Popular #
Terrorism Fact Sheet (632 downloads) Popular #
Thunderstorms and Lightning Fact Sheet (758 downloads) Popular #
Tornadoes Fact Sheet (716 downloads) Popular #
Wildland Fires Fact Sheet (613 downloads) Popular #
Winter Driving Fact Sheet (516 downloads) Popular #
Winter Storms Fact Sheet (662 downloads) Popular #

Homeowners

Homeowners

Avoiding Earthquake Damage (623 downloads) Popular #
Avoiding Flood Damage (518 downloads) Popular #
Avoiding Wildfire Damage (597 downloads) Popular #
Avoiding Wind Damage (537 downloads) Popular #

News

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Forms

Public Resources

Coloring Book (482 downloads) Popular #
Emergency Guide for Business and Industry (976 downloads) Popular #

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