Michael Merritt
Emergency Management Director

315 SW 5th St., Suite 107
Lawton, OK 73501


Michael Merritt is a life-long resident of Comanche County. He grew up in the Flower Mound community and graduated from MacArthur High School. He was soon employed by the Lawton Fire Department, to which he dedicated 25 years of service, including over three years as the Training Officer. After retiring from LFD in 2013, he continued his service to the county by becoming a Deputy for the Comanche County Sheriff’s Department. Michael holds numerous certificates in fire safety and emergency operations. He is married to Kimberly and has two children, Morgan & Miranda.

Rachael Huey 

Deputy Director of Emergency Management 



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Mina Daniels 

Emergency Management Admin



Amy Hawkins
Public Information Officer 


Flooding can happen in the blink of an eye. Find more info here. 

Severe Weather

How to protect your family during severe weather found here.

Storm Shelters

Register your Storm Shelter so that in case of an Emergency, EM can get to you. 


Tornadoes are destructive. Prepare yourself and family here.

Winter Storm

Winter can bring about snow and ice. Prepare for such found here. 

Disaster Kit Info

Every family needs a disaster kit on hand. Build your kid here. Everything you need to know.

Wildfire Prevention

Fire is unpredictable. Are you prepared for anything that may come your way? 

Enhanced Fujita Scale

Enhanced Fujita Scale is the new scale that teachs you the difference in tornadoes.