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Emergency Operation Center

Mission Statement

The primary mission of the Shorter Emergency Operations Center is to provide the most effective, efficient and respectful emergency services, in a coordinated effort to prepare for, respond to and recover from any natural or man-made crisis or disaster to save lives and minimize the loss of property, restoring the lives of our community to pre-disaster conditions.

Shorter Alabama Emergency Operations Center

The Shorter Emergency Operation Center is an adequately equipped facility that houses the Shorter Police Department, Shorter Volunteer Fire Department, Public Safety Communications Support Department, Shorter Municipal Court, and Town of Shorter Council Chambers.

Day-to-day operations are handled by our local officials and first responders; and, interagency coordination efforts such as continued communications, emergency power and water supply are sustained to ensure uninterrupted services and support for the Shorter Community during a disaster or emergency incident.

Our Services

  • Safety Storm Shelter (located at the intersection of Old Federal Road/US Hwy 80 West)
  • Alabama Yellow Dot Program Registering Site
    National Take Back Drug Initiative Program Drop-Off Site
  • Outdoor Warning Sirens (Testing: Every 3rd Thursday of each month, unless in inclement weather)
  • Public Safety Training Facility
  • Weather Radio Programming
  • School Safety Support
  • Community Emergency Preparedness Awareness

Helpful Information

Town of Shorter, Communications
2427 Old Federal Road
Shorter, Alabama 36075
(334) 727-9190, option #1

Macon County Sheriff Department
(334) 727-2500

Macon County EMA
334) 724-2626
Operations Hours: Mondays-Friday, 8:00am-4:30pm

Macon County Roads and Bridges
(334) 724-2619
Operation Hours: Tuesdays-Fridays, 6:30am-4:30pm
After Hours: (334) 727-2500

Alabama Department of Public Safety
(334) 242-4371, Montgomery
(334) 745-4651, Opelika

Alabama Yellow Dot Program

American Red Cross
10 N. Elm Street
Tuskegee, AL 36083
(334) 727-1300
Operation Hours: Mondays-Fridays 9:00a-4:30pm

FEMA Disaster Assistance

Sander Maloy Chier of Police

Sandor Maloy

Chief of Police
Phone: (334) 727-9190 Ext 112

Fire Chief Barry Prestage

Barry Prestage

Fire Chief
Phone: (334) 727-9190 Ext 207

Valerie Smith, EOC Coordinator/Magistrate

Valerie Smith

EOC Coordinator
Phone: (334) 727-9190 Ext 105

Adrienne Lucas Director of Communications

Adrienne Lucas

Director of Communications
Phone: (334) 727-9190 Ext 109

Gwendolyn Locke, Administrative Assistant/Custodian of Record

Gwendolyn Locke

Administrative Assistant
/ Records Clerk
Shorter Police Department
Phone: (334) 727-9190 Ext 106

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