Mayor's Office of Homeland Security & Emergency Preparedness (MOHSEP)

MOHSEP SealThe East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (MOHSEP) strives to protect the life and property of all citizens of East Baton Rouge Parish against natural, technological, biological, and man-made disasters, including the threat posed by terrorism. MOHSEP is responsible for disaster planning and leading the response to natural and man-made disasters, and other emergencies. MOHSEP works with government agencies, nonprofits, private companies, and the public to develop effective plans that minimize damage and disruptions during an emergency. MOHSEP accomplishes effective coordination through all-hazard planning, situational awareness information sharing, public safety support, mitigation, and community recovery.

Mission

The East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (MOHSEP) provides the citizens of East Baton Rouge Parish with a comprehensive, integrated and coordinated public safety program to ensure natural and man-made risks are reduced, emergency services delivered and consequences of events managed to provide a safe, livable and sustainable community. 

Vision

The East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (MOHSEP) strives to protect the life and property for all citizens of East Baton Rouge Parish against natural, technological, biological, and man-made disasters, including the threat posed by terrorism.