Kankakee Emergency Services in Kankakee Illinois

Address and phone number for Kankakee Emergency Services, an Emergency Services, at S Justice Way, Kankakee IL.

Kankakee Emergency Services
3000 S Justice Way, Kankakee, Illinois, 60901

About the Kankakee Emergency Services

The Kankakee Emergency Services, located in Kankakee, IL, acts as the lead Kankakee agency for emergency situations. The local Emergency Services agency works with federal, Illinois State, and Kankakee County agencies to prepare for emergencies, respond to emergencies, and provide emergency recovery services. Emergency Services responds to any emergency that poses a major threat to public safety or causes a significant disruption to civil society, including natural disasters, severe weather incidents, and civil unrest.

You may contact Emergency Services for questions about:
  • Kankakee emergency preparedness
  • Emergency management services
  • Natural disaster preparedness
  • Emergency first response services
  • Emergency Management Office jobs and employment
Emergency Services Plans

The Kankakee Emergency Services prepares for emergency events by creating emergency plans. These plans include detailed procedures in the case of different emergencies, including the roles and responsibilities of Kankakee, Illinois state, and federal agencies. In the immediate period before a known emergency, such as a developing hurricane, Emergency Services coordinates with Kankakee County Public Safety agencies, Kankakee County Public Works agencies, Kankakee Utilities, and hospitals to minimize the emergency's impact and rapidly respond to the emergency.

Emergency Response Services in Kankakee, IL

In the case of a Kankakee emergency, Emergency Services coordinates response services through an Emergency Operations Center (EOC). An EOC has a communications network, an uninterruptible power supply, and resources to continuously manage and respond to the emergency. Emergency Services may activate the EOC before the emergency, in the case of known events, or immediately after the emergency, for events such as an earthquake. The EOC remains activated throughout the recovery period, and it can also be used during non-emergencies for Kankakee disaster planning and emergency preparedness training.

Emergency Preparedness Resources

In addition to coordinating emergency responses, the Kankakee Emergency Services provides emergency preparedness resources for residents of Kankakee. These include resources on natural disasters, including hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, fires, and floods. Kankakee residents can use emergency preparedness resources to create their household disaster plans.

Kankakee Emergency Management Agencies

In Kankakee County, multiple agencies work together to provide Emergency Services. The Kankakee Emergency Services coordinates with other government agencies at the Kankakee County, Illinois State, and federal level. These include the Department of Emergency Services, the Office of Emergency Services, and the Department of Civil Preparedness. At the federal level, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) provides Emergency Services as part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Local Emergency Services also works with the public and business community to prepare for emergencies or manage emergency responses.

Contact the Kankakee Emergency Services

You may contact the Kankakee Emergency Services by calling 815-802-7100, or by addressing inquiries to the office mailing address: Kankakee Emergency Services, 3000 S Justice Way, Kankakee, Illinois, 60901.

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