Technical Assistance
 

 

Public Safety 
 


The Department of Public Safety encompasses three program areas. 
They are as follows:

  • 9-1-1 Emergency Services;
  • Homeland Security; and
  • Criminal Justice. 

The 9-1-1 Program, of the East Texas Council of Governments, serves the following TEN counties - Anderson, Camp, Cherokee, Gregg, Marion, Panola, Rains, Upshur, Van Zandt and Wood counties. 

The Homeland Security and Criminal Justice Programs serve the following FOURTEEN counties - Anderson, Camp, Cherokee, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Marion, Panola, Rains, Rusk, Smith, Upshur, Van Zandt and Wood counties.

Regional planning activities are conducted for all three program areas including oversight of our Regional Police Training Program and Regional Juvenile Services Program. Point of contact information is listed below. Feel free to reach out to any of our staff for assistance. 

ADDRESS VERIFICATION/REQUEST
(800) 517-1730  OR  (903) 218-6400 

STAFF

Administration
Stephanie Heffner, Director of Public Safety
Phone: (903) 218-6461

Steffany Vercher, Administrative Assistant
Phone: (903) 218-6430

 

Operations
Donetta Murphy, Public Safety Operations Manager/Homeland Security Coordinator
Phone: (903) 218-6424

Database & Public Education
Pattie Clayton-Hanon, Program Coordinator
Phone: (903) 218-6452

Mapped ALI (Automatic Location Information)
Kim Wheeler, Technology Coordinator
Phone: (903) 218-6440

Criminal Justice, Police Training and Juvenile Services
Beverly Brooks, Public Safety Planner
Phone: (903) 218-6414

9-1-1 Addressing
Nancy Allen, Public Safety Specialist
Phone: (903) 218-6447

Justin Marshall, Public Safety Specialist
Phone: (903) 218-6448

 

Wilma Sanders, Public Safety Specialist
Phone: (903) 218-6462

 

© 2017 East Texas Council of Governments. All rights reserved. | Website by: Site Street Home | About Us | Services | Contact Us | News | East TX Reception | Calendar | Privacy Policy | Site Map
Equal Opportunity Employer/Program
Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.
Deaf, hard-of-hearing or speech-impaired customers may contact Relay Texas: 800-735-2989 (TTY) and 711 (Voice). Equal opportunity is the law.