Emergency Management & Homeland Security Division

The Berrien County Sheriff's Office Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (EMHSD) is responsible for coordinating the management of emergencies and homeland security matters in Berrien County. 

The Sheriff serves as the Director of Emergency Management. The Sheriff reports to the Chairperson of the Board of Commissioners and the Chairperson's delegates. The Sheriff has appointed a Coordinator of Emergency Management who serves as the commanding officer of the Division and reports directly to the Sheriff.

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  1. Emergency Management


    Physical Address
    919 Port Street
    St. Joseph, MI 49085

    Phone: 269-983-7141, ext. 4915