Oakland County, Michigan/Sheriff/Law Enforcement/Emergency Response & Preparedness

Emergency Response & Preparedness Division

Commanding Officer: Capt. Todd Hill

Listen to Sheriff Michael Bouchard on the Sheriff's Emergency Preparedness Division

The Emergency Resp​onse and Preparedness (ERP) Division is a division within the Sheriff's Office. When originally created, it was an expansion of Oakland County Emergency Management in the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

The division's primary responsibilities include all Homeland Security initiatives, the Emergency Operations Center, the Training Unit, the Aviation and Drone Units and the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team.

This division coordinates functions with other county law enforcement agencies, the State Police, the FBI, USSS, Customs, INS, and the US Attorney's Office.

You may download the Oakland County Sheriff's Office Emergency Handbook, which is an informative and useful guide on how to be better prepared in the event of an emergency.

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