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Contact Us

Phone: (313) 596-2590
Fax: (313) 596-1712
TTY: 711 or (800) 649-3777
E-mail: HSEM@detroitmi.gov

The role of the Detroit Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) is to mitigate, prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies and disasters in order to save lives, protect the public’s health, safety and property within the City of Detroit.


Mission

The mission of the Detroit Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) is to provide leadership in coordinating the development of a sustainable and all-hazard, regional approach to large-scale emergencies or disasters.  To emphasize an integrated process for establishing preventative measures, emergency operations, planning and training to minimize the impact of catastrophic events on the people, property, environment and economy of the City of Detroit.