The Office of Planning and Analysis, under the command of Ms. Kathryn Brooks, who provides various administrative support functions and staff assistance to theDeputy EMS Chief William S. Kiley and other EMS and city personnel. Some of the functions of this office include research and development, crime mapping analysis, web development and support, various reports on crime statistics and other related materials.
The Planning & Analysis staff consists of three data entry clerks and volunteers. This staff focus on analysis of EMS data to include locations, times, and trends. Ms. Brooks, and her staff achieve these goals by utilizing a vast array of tools to include many computer applications, databases, and dispatching systems. Certain programs include:
EMS Strategic Management Program
To provide for the effective and maximum utilization of EMS resources through the control, coordination and direction of funding allocations, system manpower and material, while planning to meet both present and future demands which may be placed on the Service.
- General Management
- Budgeting and Forecasting
To provide for the review and evaluation of system activities involving the response and performance at the scene of emergencies so that a focus can be made on the efficiency, proficiency and effectiveness of service delivery, as well as the identification of evolving trends.
- Research and Development
- Data Collection and Analysis
Questions for Kathryn, call her at 757-385-5037