Safety & Security

Coordinating plans and systems that strengthen the region’s capabilities to protect residents

Safe and Secure Communities

MARC’s emergency services and public safety communications programs help strengthen the region’s abilities to protect, prepare, respond and recover with coordinated plans, resilient communications systems, high-quality training and exercises, technology and equipment.

911 call center operators working together

Public Safety Communications

MARC coordinates ongoing enhancement and operation of the regional 911 and interoperable communications systems and provides training and support to telecommunicators. 

Hazardous materials team inspecting items

Hazardous Materials

The Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) helps reduce the community’s risks from accidents involving hazardous chemicals through coordinated planning, training, exercises and public education.

Multiple agencies working together during a training exercise

Emergency Services and Homeland Security

MARC helps strengthen the region’s emergency services and homeland security capabilities to protect, prepare, respond and recover.

Medical professional outside an ambulance

Health and Medical

MARC coordinates the preparations and plans to respond to health and medical emergencies in our region.

Emergency services group in a training exercise

Emergency Services Plans

Working with local governments, public safety and emergency service agencies, and committees, MARC coordinates the preparation of a number of regional emergency plans.

Don't wait for disaster to strike

Be prepared now

Everyone can take personal responsibility for emergency preparedness. PrepareMetroKC offers information about how to create an emergency supply kit, develop a family emergency plan and stay informed.

Family reviewing an emergency evacuation plan

Explore Meetings and Training


Explore upcoming trainings, exercises and meetings for Emergency Services and Homeland Security.