Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (O.E.M.)

The Jersey City/Newark Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI), which is comprised of the two “Core” cities of Jersey City and Newark and the seven counties of Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Middlesex, Morris, Passaic and Union is one of the six Tier 1 urban regions considered at greater risk of terrorist attacks.

The UASI program focuses on enhancing the regional preparedness in major metropolitan areas.

The Department of Public Safety comprises the Police Department, the Fire Department, and the Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (O.E.M.).

Click here to visit OEM website: http://www.jerseycitynj.gov/public_safety.aspx?id=15081