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Leading Putnam County in Disaster Preparedness & Response

The Office of Emergency Management’s mission is to lead Putnam County in preparing for, preventing, responding to, and recovering from disasters. With our commitment to safeguarding the lives and property of our 60,000 residents, visitors, and local employees, we’re here to ensure your safety and well-being.

Office of Emergency Management building

Comprehensive Emergency Response

Spanning an area of approximately 350 square miles, our emergency response services cover a broad geographical region, encompassing the municipalities of Buffalo, Eleanor, Winfield, Bancroft, Poca, and Hurricane.

The Putnam County 911 Center / Emergency Management office is located near the Putnam County Courthouse:
100 Emergency Lane
Winfield, WV 25213

Our Mission is Clear :

Reduce Loss and Protect Property:

We work tirelessly to minimize the loss of life and property, providing swift and effective emergency responses when you need them most.

Alleviate Suffering & Minimize Disruption:

During times of disaster, we aim to minimize suffering and the disruption caused by these unforeseen events. Your peace of mind is our priority.

Terrorism Preparedness:

Putnam County relies on us to be prepared for the unexpected. We’re dedicated to ensuring our county is equipped to address the consequences of terrorism and emerging threats.

Emergency Management Portal

We serve as the county’s central hub for emergency management information and expertise, providing you with the critical resources and support needed during times of crisis.

Equipment & Technology

Putnam County 911 is the 911 Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) and dispatch center for law enforcement, emergency medical services, and fire departments for the citizens of Putnam County, West Virginia.

Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) System

CentralSquare Public Safety Suite Pro

Radio Equipment

Zetron Max Dispatch

Phone System

Motorola Vesta

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Putnam County 911 / OEM’s Commitment to Weather Readiness

At Putnam County 911 / Office of Emergency Management (OEM), we take weather readiness seriously. As proud ambassadors of NOAA’s Weather-Ready Nation initiative, we are committed to enhancing our community’s resilience against extreme weather, water, and climate events.

Are you “Weather-Ready”?

The Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador™ initiative, driven by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), recognizes partners like us who are actively improving our nation’s readiness, responsiveness, and overall resilience. Together, we ensure that Putnam County remains safe, secure, and well-prepared for any weather-related challenges that may arise.

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During National Police Week, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to all our local law enforcement agencies for their unwavering dedication, hard work, and strong sense of camaraderie. Your commitment to keeping our communities safe is truly commendable. Thank you for your service. ... See MoreSee Less

During National Police Week, we extend our heartfelt gratitude to all our local law enforcement agencies for their unwavering dedication, hard work, and strong sense of camaraderie. Your commitment to keeping our communities safe is truly commendable. Thank you for your service.

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🚨𝗪𝗘’𝗥𝗘 𝗛𝗜𝗥𝗜𝗡𝗚 at Putnam 911/Emergency Management! 📅 Applications are open until TODAY, May 10, 2024, at 4:00pm. Join our dedicated team in a role that makes a real difference in our community. We’re looking for passionate individuals to fill two key positions: 911 Telecommunicator and Operations Manager.⁣

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🚨𝗪𝗘’𝗥𝗘 𝗛𝗜𝗥𝗜𝗡𝗚 at Putnam 911/Emergency Management! 📅 Applications are open until TODAY, May 10, 2024, at 4:00pm. Join our dedicated team in a role that makes a real difference in our community. We’re looking for passionate individuals to fill two key positions: 911 Telecommunicator and Operations Manager.⁣
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📅 Applications are open until May 10, 2024. We’ve made applying easier than ever with our streamlined online application process. You can fill out your application online or download it to mail or hand-deliver all in one location.

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‼️𝗪𝗘’𝗥𝗘 𝗛𝗜𝗥𝗜𝗡𝗚‼️ at Putnam 911/Emergency Management! Join our dedicated team in a role that makes a real difference in our community. We’re looking for passionate individuals to fill two key positions: 911 Telecommunicator and Operations Manager.⁣

📅 Applications are open until May 10, 2024. We’ve made applying easier than ever with our streamlined online application process. You can fill out your application online or download it to mail or hand-deliver all in one location.
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‼️𝗪𝗘’𝗥𝗘 𝗛𝗜𝗥𝗜𝗡𝗚‼️ at Putnam 911/Emergency Management! Join our dedicated team in a role that makes a real difference in our community. We’re looking for passionate individuals to fill two key positions: 911 Telecommunicator and Operations Manager.⁣
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📅 Applications are open until May 10, 2024. We’ve made applying easier than ever with our streamlined online application process. You can fill out your application online or download it to mail or hand-deliver all in one location.

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Don’t miss this opportunity to play a vital role in Putnam County’s safety and well-being​! 🔗 Ready to apply? Find all the details and application forms here: linktr.ee/putnam911oem

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🚨𝗪𝗘’𝗥𝗘 𝗛𝗜𝗥𝗜𝗡𝗚 at Putnam 911/Emergency Management! Join our dedicated team in a role that makes a real difference in our community. We’re looking for passionate individuals to fill two key positions: 911 Telecommunicator and Operations Manager.⁣

📅 Applications are open until May 10, 2024. We’ve made applying easier than ever with our streamlined online application process. You can fill out your application online or download it to mail or hand-deliver all in one location.
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🚨𝗪𝗘’𝗥𝗘 𝗛𝗜𝗥𝗜𝗡𝗚 at Putnam 911/Emergency Management! Join our dedicated team in a role that makes a real difference in our community. We’re looking for passionate individuals to fill two key positions: 911 Telecommunicator and Operations Manager.⁣
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📅 Applications are open until May 10, 2024. We’ve made applying easier than ever with our streamlined online application process. You can fill out your application online or download it to mail or hand-deliver all in one location.Image attachment

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Don’t miss this opportunity to play a vital role in Putnam County’s safety and well-being​! 🔗 Ready to apply? Find all the details and application forms here: linktr.ee/putnam911oem

🚨𝗪𝗘’𝗥𝗘 𝗛𝗜𝗥𝗜𝗡𝗚 at Putnam 911/Emergency Management! Join our dedicated team in a role that makes a real difference in our community. We’re looking for passionate individuals to fill two key positions: 911 Telecommunicator and Operations Manager.⁣

📅 Applications are open until May 10, 2024. We’ve made applying easier than ever with our streamlined online application process. You can fill out your application online or download it to mail or hand-deliver all in one location.
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🚨𝗪𝗘’𝗥𝗘 𝗛𝗜𝗥𝗜𝗡𝗚 at Putnam 911/Emergency Management! Join our dedicated team in a role that makes a real difference in our community. We’re looking for passionate individuals to fill two key positions: 911 Telecommunicator and Operations Manager.⁣
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📅 Applications are open until May 10, 2024. We’ve made applying easier than ever with our streamlined online application process. You can fill out your application online or download it to mail or hand-deliver all in one location.Image attachment

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Don’t miss this opportunity to play a vital role in Putnam County’s safety and well-being​! 🔗 Ready to apply? Find all the details and application forms here: linktr.ee/putnam911oem

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