The Williamson County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is located in the Public Safety Center at 304 Beasley Dr. in Franklin, TN.
Williamson County EMA strives to deliver reliable and timely information concerning health and safety that could affect the citizens of the county.
During a disaster, EMA manages the Emergency Operations Center (EOC). The EOC is the command center for any large scale event, and is staffed with personnel from different agencies who are involved in making decisions and disseminating information. These personnel work together under the National Incident Management System in a joint effort to manage the incident and provide for the safety of Williamson County citizens by coordinated responses and mitigation.
Williamson County EMA is often called upon to assist in locating lost or endangered persons, respond to hazardous materials incidents and motor vehicle accidents, and coordinate special events. Specialized equipment and trained personnel make Williamson County EMA’s presence crucial during any disaster.
EMA has a vision for a prepared community in which every individual, family, resident, worker, visitor, government entity, and private organization is knowledgeable in and empowered to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disaster.