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  1. 1. Maryland Emergency Management Agency Maryland Joint Operations Center (MJOC) James E Hamilton, AEM Manager (Acting)
  2. 2. <ul><li>24/7/365 Center staffed by Emergency Management Professionals and Maryland National Guard Soldiers and Airmen. </li></ul><ul><li>Commenced operation 17 September 2003. </li></ul><ul><li>Functionality </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Statewide Situational Awareness / COP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>State of Maryland Warning Point </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Statewide / Centralized Communications Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Steady-State & Increased Posture EOC </li></ul></ul>Overview
  3. 3. <ul><li>All staff required minimum SECRET national security clearance. </li></ul><ul><li>Mandatory training / credentialing program meets training standards for AEM/CEM and A.A.S degree. </li></ul>Staffing
  4. 4. Maintenance of COP <ul><li>Watch </li></ul><ul><li>WebEOC </li></ul><ul><li>CAD Monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>Media Monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>Public Safety Radio Monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>SITREP/Briefing Review </li></ul><ul><li>Operations </li></ul><ul><li>Answering Point </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OSFM </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MDE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Warning Point </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NAWAS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EAS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Coordination </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Steady-State EOC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>800MHz Interop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MEMA Regional Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EOC / Resource Operations </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Fusion
  6. 6. Intelligence Information Sharing Environment Discipline Specific Discipline Specific
  7. 7. Distribution of COP <ul><li>Global SA </li></ul><ul><li>Daily Briefing Reports </li></ul><ul><li>HSIN-MD </li></ul><ul><li>WebEOC / EMMA </li></ul><ul><li>Real-Time SA </li></ul><ul><li>Notification Messaging </li></ul><ul><li>NAWAS </li></ul><ul><li>EMnet </li></ul><ul><li>WebEOC / EMMA </li></ul><ul><li>SITREP / SPOTREP </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Dam Break Averted in Maryland </li></ul><ul><li>FRIDAY, MARCH 09, 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>OAKLAND, Md. —  Workers in this mountain town believed Friday they had averted the threat of a dam break by powering up two giant pumps to lower the reservoir. </li></ul>Oakland Dam
  9. 9. Oakland Dam
  10. 10. <ul><li>Problem Identified – Source Identification </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subject Matter Experts – MDE Dam Safety </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Divers Deployed – Baltimore County, MD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transportation Needed – MDNG </li></ul></ul>Oakland Dam
  11. 11. <ul><li>Source Identified – Resolution Needed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pumps Leased (Pittsburgh) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>LE Escort Arranged (MSP / Local LE) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Helicopter Sling–Load Executed (MDNG) </li></ul></ul>Oakland Dam
  12. 12. <ul><li>Maryland Joint Operations Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(410) 517-3600 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>James Hamilton </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(410) 517-3646 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>Contact