Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security

The Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security, based in the Alexandria Fire Department, provides emergency mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery services to the residents of the City of Alexandria.

Page updated on Oct 11, 2018 at 12:26 PM

Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security

The Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security consists of the Office of Emergency Management (OEM), the Fire Prevention and Life Safety (FPLS) Section, Fire Investigations Division, Public Information, and the Community Outreach Unit. While OEM sits under the Alexandria Fire Department, it serves the entire City of Alexandria and works with various city, regional, and national agencies to be fully successful in carrying out its mission.  The Office of Emergency Management & Homeland Security is commanded by Deputy Chief Corey Smedley.


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Upcoming Emergency Management Events

  • The Alexandria Radio Club will host their Amateur Radio Operators class beginning October - www.w4hfh.org

  • Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM) Winter Preparedness Campaign and Resources: For VDEM tips to prepare for winter weather, click here.


Things to Know to Be Prepared






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