Emergency Management, Office of

Agency Website

Statutory Authority

Connecticut General Statutes Sec. 28-1

Agency History

1951, Public Act 51-1 (June Special Session)

Office of Civil Defense established

1959, Public Act 59-333

Office of Civil Defense becomes a division of the Military Department

1973, Public Act 73-544

Name changed to Office of Civil Preparedness, a division of the Military Department

1979, Public Act 77-614

Office of Civil Preparedness is placed within the new Department of Public Safety for administrative purposes only

1988, October 1, Public Act 88-135

Office of Civil Preparedness becomes the Office of Emergency Management, stays within the Department of Public Safety

1999, Public Act 99-190

Office of Emergency Management transferred to the Military Department for administrative purposes only

2005, Public Act 04-219

Merged into new Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security

Published Histories/Articles

Not available

Archived Emergency Management and Homeland Security Website, as harvested on 2007-04-10, by the Connecticut State Library, Connecticut Digital Archive.

Agency Documents

Check the State Library catalog for availability of publications by the agency:

Annual Reports are located in:

Digest of Administrative Reports to the Governor [CSL Call Number ConnDoc F40 d]
2002-2005, online version

State Archives Record Group: Not available

List of Commissioners

Name

Years of Service

Brig. Gen. William Hesketh

1951-1954

Leo J. Mulcahy

1955-1959

William L. Schatzman

1960-1970

J. Raymond Sjostedt

1971-1974

Frank Mancuso

1975-1991

James F. Neale

1992

Robert A. Plant

1993-1998

George Luther (Acting)

1999

John J. Wiltse

2000-2003
Kerry L. Flaherty 2004