Office of Emergency Management (OEM)

The OEM Coordinator, Glen Willis, operates under the supervision of the County Judge and is responsible for the organization and administrative of a civil preparedness program designed to protect the citizens of Independence County, as well as, public and private property in the local jurisdiction for which he is assigned responsibility.

In addition, he is responsible for the coordination of the operations of all governmental and non-governmental forces, including FEMA, State Office of Emergency Services, EPA, PC&E, State Police, local law enforcement, all fire department and emergency response personnel and all elected county and municipal officials, in the event of an emergency.


Contact the 911/OEM Coordinator at 870-793-8816 or by email



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