Emergency Management Agency
The City maintains a staff of 20 paid-on-call Emergency Preparedness Technicians and one part-time Emergency Management Coordinator that hold a variety of credentials and conduct regular training to maintain a state of readiness. The City also maintains several pieces of equipment, including 2 Dodge Utility Trucks and trailer, which house a variety of tools, including scene lighting, barricades, generators, ropes, flares, emergency first aid kits, flagging equipment and first aid kits.
Regular training is also conducted in the City’s Emergency Operations Center, communications equipment and a regular review of the City’s Emergency Operations Plan.
The St. Charles EMA is an Accredited Agency through the Illinois Emergency Management Agency. This accreditation demonstrates that the St. Charles EMA is prepared with the proper planning and training in the event of an emergency, disaster or civil defense situation.