Shawnee County Emergency Management

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200 SE 7th Street, SB-10
Topeka, KS  66603-3901 (m)
Phone: (785) 233-8200 ext 4150
Fax: (785) 291-4904
Emergency number: 911

Dave Sterbenz, Director



Mission Statement: To minimize or prevent the loss of lives and property in emergencies/disasters. This is accomplished, in part, by the coordination of local, state, federal, private, and volunteer organizations. The coordination is in the following four phases: mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery.


  • Courses available to the public: Hazardous Materials Safety, Tornado/Severe Weather Safety and Personal, Family and Community Survival
  • Courses for specialized professions (call for information and availability)
  • Provide outdoor warning system
  • Register and train volunteers to support Emergency Operations Center staff
  • Develop and maintain Community’s Emergency Operations Plan
  • Information on Homeland Security
  • Coordinate the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Eligibility: No requirements

How to Apply: Call (785) 233-8200, ext 4150 for information

Fees: None

Funding: Shawnee County and the Federal Emergency Management Agency

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