Emergency Management

Emergency Information

In an emergency situation, citizens are urged to check this website for instructions as well as other media outlets including paper, television, digital reader boards, etc. Citizens are also urged to sign up for emergency notifications.


The Department of Emergency Management serves to provide the citizens of Neosho with an appropriate response during an emergency situation in order to maintain the public safety and well-being of Neosho and its citizens. 

All operations shall be managed within the mandates and recommendations of the Incident Command System (ICS) and the National Incident Management System (NIMS). The Department of Emergency Management functions by using many parts of the City of Neosho administration to fulfill its duties.

Outdoor Warning Siren Protocol 
The protocols for activating and testing outdoor warning sirens has changed. To read the new protocol please to go this link: 2015 Neosho Outdoor Warning Siren Protocol

Contact Us
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Jim Ledford 
Fire Chief 
Emergency Management Director 

201 N. College
Neosho, MO  64850
Ph: 417-451-8021
Fx: 417-451-8027