Office of Emergency Management

Keith L. Walker ,C.P.W.M., OEM Coordinator
Office of Emergency Management (OEM)
101 Newton Ave
Camden , NJ 08103
Phone:  (856)757-7139
Fax: (856)757-7143
E-Mail: camdenOEM@ci.Camden.nj.usOEM_LOGO
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Emergency Management

OEM Emergency Hotline :(856) 757-7630 and (856)  968-4743 


Our Mission is to provide a comprehensive and integrated emergency management system that coordinates community resources to protect lives, property and the environment through mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery from all natural and man-made hazards that may impact our city.

What we do:

  • Coordinate Emergency Management activities for the City Of Camden.
  • Maintain and update the city’s Comprehensive Emergency Operation Plan, Hazards Vulnerability Analysis and Hazard Mitigation Plan.
  • Activate and staff the city’s Emergency Operations Center.
  • Work with other county, city, town, departments, agencies and task force elements to develop a variety of related emergency plans, procedures and guidelines.
  • Coordinate for local, state and federal government response and recovery operations during a major emergency or disaster.
  • Maintain and operate the city fixed –site and mobile Emergency Operations Center if needed during emergency operations.
  • Conduct community emergency and disaster education workshops.
  • Monitor severe weather watches, warnings and special statements issued by the National Weather Service and provide this information to other local government departments including public safety and public works agencies.
  • Conduct meetings for the City Of Camden Local Emergency Planning Committee.
  • Provide assistance and support to all public safety agencies, government entities and private sector partners through planning, training and exercising.
  • Coordinate resource support to tactical response units and on scene Incident Commanders.
  • Provide Continuity of Operations Planning information and guidance.

Patrick J Keating – Deputy Coordinator * Edward Glassman – Fire Dept. Deputy Coordinator

Anthony Moffa – Police Dept. Deputy Coordinator * Steve Hare – EMS Deputy Coordinator