29 N Howell Street 517-437-7758

County Emergency Management

Thomas Whitaker, Director

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Deputy Director

Vern Gable

Telephone: (517) 437-7384

Emergency Management Information

204 Development Dr.
Hillsdale, MI 49242

9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.



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The County of Hillsdale has contracted with RAVE Mobile Safety to provide mass notification services to the Hillsdale County community.

The Rave Alerts system provides Hillsdale County officials the ability to quickly deliver messages to targeted areas or the entire County of Hillsdale including severe weather information. The Smart911 system allows you to create a safety profile for your household that will be sent to dispatchers at 9-1-1 when you have an emergency.

Emergency Notifications  |  General Weather Alerts |  Severe Thunderstorm Warning  |  Tornado Warning

Alert Types


Examples include: evacuation notices, drinking water contamination, missing persons, amber alerts, fugitives at large, etc.



Automatically notifies citizens of weather alerts that have been issued by the National Weather Service for Hillsdale County.



 Automatically notifies citizens in Hillsdale County that are in the direct path of a Severe Thunderstorm as issued by the National Weather Service.



Automatically notifies citizens in Hillsdale County that are in the direct path of a Tornado as issued by the National Weather Service.


Your contact information remains private and will only be used for community notifications.