Homeland Security (OEP)

Joseph Frank, Director

Phone: 318-240-9160

Email:  aohsep@avoypj.org

Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness

JOSEPH M. FRANK – DIRECTOR

318-305-0678

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Our authority is defined by the LA Disaster Act of 1993, Chapter 6 The Louisiana Homeland Security and Emergency Assistance and Disaster Act, Act 1993, No.800, §1, eff. June 22, 1993; Acts 2003. No 40, §2, eff. May 223, 2003; Acts 2006, No, 615, §1, eff. June 23, 2006 Acts 2009, No. 24, §2, eff. June 12, 2009; Acts 2014, No.811, §15, eff. June 23, 2014.

 

Duties

•Develop and implement an All Hazards Emergency Operation Plan.

•Provide public awareness programs throughout the parish.

•Provide emergency information and warning to the public.

•Activate the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) during emergencies.

•Participate in drills and exercises involving local, state and federal emergencies.