Vision A prepared Pierce County that is resilient to all hazards.
Mission Create resilient communities and enhance public safety by empowering the whole community in Pierce County to prevent, mitigate, prepare for, respond to, and recover from all types of hazards, emergencies and disasters.
About the Department Pierce County Department of Emergency Management (PCDEM) is a nationally recognized and award-winning department charged with preparing and protecting the people that choose to live, work, and raise a family in the second largest county in Washington State. It is one of the first county emergency management departments in the United States to be accredited through the rigorous Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP). PCDEM uses a business process that is data-driven, evidenced based, leverages integrated systems and emphasizes a culture of continuous innovation and a passion for customer service.