Prioritize. Partner. Prepare.
The Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is committed to a secure and resilient city that empowers the Whole Community.
We are the lighthouse for the City of Phoenix, guiding the way through any "storm" that comes our way. Our light is always on.
Director, Lisa Jones
L. Jones was appointed as Director of the Office of Homeland Security and
Emergency Management in 2016. She
orchestrates the City’s efforts to integrate the whole community in order to
plan and prepare for emergencies, coordinate disaster response and recovery,
and facilitate public information and warning. Prior to her appointment, she led the Phoenix
Fire Department’s Emergency Medical Services section and was responsible for
the training, evaluation and performance of over 1600 EMT’s and Paramedics. During
her 23 years of public safety with the City, she has held the positions of Firefighter
to Deputy Chief and various specialties to include Emergency Paramedic and
Technical Rescue Technician.