Office of the Albany County Sheriff

Emergency Management Office

Emergency Management is the organized analysis, planning, decision making, and assignment of available resources to mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from the effects of all hazards. The goal of emergency management is to save lives, prevent injuries, and protect property in an emergency situation.

The Office of Emergency Management has the day-to-day responsibility for: developing and implementing emergency management programs and activities; coordinating all aspects of the counties mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery capabilities; assist the County Executive and County Legislature relative to these matters as authorized or required pursuant to the provisions of the Executive Law or other statute, or as may be delegated to said office by the Office of the Sheriff, County Legislature, or the County Executive.

ACSO - Emergency Management

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OffenderWatch external website

Law Enforcement Request for Information (DSS) [PDF]

Albany County Animal Abuse Registry external website