About Us

Jerry Abbott
Emergency Manager, Safety Director, 
and Flood Plain Manager.

The Jackson County EMA was put into place to minimize the effects of attack, technological and natural disasters upon the people within the County by preparing, implementing and exercising preparedness plans and also by assisting local city's within the County with training for and mitigation of disasters and by coordinating actual disaster response/recovery operations. This agency is also responsible for county wide storm spotting, tornado alerting, flood watches, road closings and responding to hazardous material spills. The Director also serves as the Jackson County Local Emergency Planning Committee Chairman, the Jackson County Flood Plain Administrator and the Jackson County Safety Coordinator.

Click Here to view the 2014 EOP.

Click Here to view the Fema proposed 2012 flood map