The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office Emergency Preparedness Unit (EPU) provides logistical support for other JSO units and is available to respond to large scale incidents to provide assistance as part of an Incident Management Team. 

EPU also works with other city agencies such as the Jacksonville Fire/Rescue Department's (JFRD) Emergency Preparedness Division, the Duval County Emergency Operations Center as well as non-governmental organizations and regional/state partners in the planning and preparation for response to all hazards (natural or man-made), which could occur within our jurisdiction.

2016 Hurricane Season: June 1, 2016 - November 30, 2016

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