The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is responsible for coordinating the Town's response to emergency disasters. That response can include:
On-scene support to local incident commanders during emergencies
Creation of an Emergency Operations Center to manage assets and resources deployed in a large-scale disasters
Serves as a conduit for acquiring assistance and support at the state and federal levels
Additionally, OEM is responsible for Boonton's preparedness plan and activities. OEM works with local, state, federal and private sector partners in emergency management to plan and prepare for large-scale, multi-jurisdictional responses to all natural or man-made disasters.