The Emergency Management Agency (EMA) was established within the Village of Crete, and is responsible for coordinating the emergency and disaster mitigation. Crete EMA is also responsible for preparedness, planning, response, and recovery efforts in conjunction with the Will County Emergency Management Association, the State of Illinois, private organizations, businesses, and the general public.
Crete EMA accomplishes its mission through programmatic efforts including:
Development of emergency plans
Conducting disaster exercises
Development of emergency communications and warning systems
Operations of specialized emergency response units
Public awareness and education
Guidance to local units of government
Weather Information Sources NOAA Weather Radio broadcasts in the Crete area are on frequency 162.425 MHz with the FIPS code of 817197 (Federal Information and Processing Standards).