The Linn County Sheriff`s Office is responsible for the County’s Emergency Management Program. Sheriff Bruce Riley is the Emergency Program Manager. He is assisted by Joe Larsen, the Emergency Management Coordinator, who coordinates planning, training and excercising for the county’s emergency preparedness, disaster response, disaster recovery and hazard mitigation. Linn County’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is located at the Linn County Sheriff’s Office in Albany. The EOC is activated when disasters occur which affect Linn County.
We know that an emergency or disaster can happen at any time. Floods, earthquakes, wind storms, forest fires, and a