911/ Emergency Management
Emergency Management Director
875 Lafayette Street
Ringgold, GA 30736
*Please dial 911 for emergencies!*
The Catoosa County Emergency Communications Agency will be a valued member of the public safety team by providing excellence in service to those we protect and serve.
The Catoosa County Emergency Communications Agency will strive to be a model 911 center recognized as the standard of excellence in public safety communications by providing service in a manner that fosters trust, respect, confidence and appreciation while safeguarding life and property.
We seek and promote the innovative use of emerging technology to improve public safety as a whole and will create an atmosphere which rewards creativity, judgment, and initiative.
Tenants of Conduct
Treat each other and the community with respect
Be a positive representation of the department both on and off duty
Always maintain integrity and honesty
Be transparent and forthcoming
Demonstrate commitment in all you do
Emergency Management Responsibilities
The Catoosa County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is responsible for the coordination of local emergency response plans. Further responsibilities are to identify vulnerabilities, mitigate and identify potential threats, provide public education, plan for multi-hazard emergency situations, ensure continuity of government and business, and facilitate an effective recovery from a natural or man-made disaster. The Catoosa County EMA will coordinate with local, state, and federal agencies (as well as private entities) to develop, maintain, and implement emergency operation plans. It is the sole responsibility of this office to activate and maintain our Emergency Operations Center.