The St. Lawrence County Office of Emergency Services, and its four Bureaus, is dedicated to providing for all residents and visitors within St. Lawrence County.
Bureau of Communications: Operates the 911 Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) and County Communications Center, plan for and build-out communication infrastructure, and to provide communication-related assistance to local public-safety agencies.
Bureau of Fire: Provide training opportunities to local responders, support local fire departments, and responding to major incidents involving multiple fire departments within the County.
Bureau of EMS: Provide leadership, support, education, and cooperation necessary to enable both transporting and first response agencies serving within jurisdictional boundaries to provide the best pre-hospital emergency medical care possible. The Bureau of EMS is also responsible for assisting in major incidents involving multiple patients and/or fatalities, and providing a smooth flow of information from local hospitals and New York State EMS to local EMS.
Bureau of Emergency Management: Maintain a high level of preparedness to protect the citizens residing or visiting St. Lawrence County, to mitigate loss of life and vital assets prior to, during, and immediate aftermath of a disaster, and to facilitate the speedy recovery in the mid and long term intervals following a disaster. The Bureau of Emergency Management also identifies County vulnerabilities, effectively mitigates disasters, conducts public education, responds to all-hazard emergency situations, protects St. Lawrence County's first responders, ensures the continuity of government and business, and to facilitate an effective recovery.