Sheriff's Office Emergency Management Agency

About the Program

The Emergency Management Agency (EMA) Program is based on the requirements of the Georgia Emergency Management Act of 1981, as amended December 1992. EMA is the managerial function of Carroll County government, charged with creating and maintaining the framework within the community to reduce vulnerability to hazards and cope with disasters that includes all cities within the county.

The local EMA was approved and created by resolution and updated in June 2012. The Carroll County Board of Commissioners Chairman and the following mayors approved this resolution:
  • Bowdon
  • Bremen
  • Carrollton
  • Mount Zion
  • Roopville 
  • Temple
  • Villa Rica
  • Whitesburg

Mission Statement

To assist in protecting  Carroll County citizens by coordinating and integrating all activities necessary to build, sustain, and improve the capability to mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from threatened or actual natural disasters, acts of terrorism, or other man-made disasters in order to save lives, protect property, and reduce the effects of disasters.

Hazard Mitigation Plan

2020 Hazard Mitigation Plan - Mitigation Strategies - You can also email us your feedback by clicking here.

  1. Hazard Mitigation Plan Public Meeting

    Join EMA staff for a Public Meeting on the Hazard Mitigation Plan update on October 28th at 5:30PM in the Emergency Operations Center at 911. Read on...
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Contact Us

  1. Tim Padgett

    Director of Emergency Management

    Sheriff's Office Emergency Management Agency

    896 Newnan Road
    Carrollton, GA 30117

    Phone: 770-830-5882

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