Office of Emergency Management - Home


Follow Us

Local Weather

Public Safety & Emergency > Emergency Management

Office of Emergency Management

Contact Information

The Fire Marshal’s Office/Office of Emergency Management is located in the Public Safety Building at 1600 Whitaker Drive, Friendswood, Texas.

Office hours are Monday through Thursday 7:30am to 5:30pm
and Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Daytime office number is 281-996-3335
After hours emergency contact number is 281-996-3300.  
Fax number is 281-996-3331.
E-mail address:


The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is responsible for the emergency preparedness program with the Fire Marshal serving as the Emergency Management Coordinator.  The OEM is responsible for the following:


  • Maintain and implement the City's Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) and supplemental plans.
  • Develop and assist in the delivery of an effective public outreach program by providing and distributing emergency preparedness materials to citizens and businesses.Maintain compliance with the National Incident Management System (NIMS).
  • Train, educate, and prepare for emergencies through training programs, classes, drills and exercises.
  • Maintain the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) enabling quick activation to support any emergency or non-emergency operation utilizing an all hazards approach.


The Fire Marshal’s Office and the OEM strive to improve the city’s Public Safety response capabilities through planning efforts and coordination with both Harris and Galveston Counties.


General Emergency Preparedness Information

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Citizen Readiness Site
Texas Governor's Division of Emergency Management
Harris County Office of Emergency Management
Galveston County Office of Emergency Management 

Additional Links

Friendswood ISD
Clear Creek ISD