Welcome to the County of Berks
Berks County Department of Emergency Services
DirectLink Technology Center
2561 Bernville Rd.
Reading, PA 19605
Phone: (610) 374-4800
Fax: (610) 374-8865
E-Mail:  berksdes@countyofberks.com
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 Mission Statement of the Organization
The Berks County Department of Emergency Services proudly executes our mission of contributing to the safety of individuals living and working in, and traveling through, Berks County, Pennsylvania.  In conjunction with our local, state, and federal partners, we maintain a state of high readiness for disasters, both technological and natural, through a comprehensive program of mitigation, prevention, preparedness, response, and recovery.
Our staff stands ready with training and expertise in skills related to emergency communications, planning, technical incident support, logistics, and command.  This expertise, in conjunction with a relentless pursuit of our five core values, makes us a leader among the Pennsylvania emergency services.