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OEM Team

La Plata County Emergency Management Team


The La Plata County Office of Emergency Management team includes all public safety entities within the County and many outside as well.  We maintain partnerships with public and private entities, volunteer groups, and government agencies. The team coordinates the efforts of many when disaster strikes.

Office of Emergency Management

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Butch Knowlton
Emergency Management Director
Over 40 years of service with La Plata County - OEM