Emergency Preparedness and Response
Mike Paulus, MS (email Mike)
Mike is the Emergency Preparedness and Response Coordinator for the Brazos County Health Department. He concurrently serves as a deputy sheriff commissioned by the Brazos County Sheriff's Office and as a paramedic for St. Joseph Emergency Medical Services. He is a professional law enforcement and EMS trainer/instructor who was employed by the Texas A&M University System (TEEX Law Enforcement and Security Training Division) and as a private consultant prior to accepting the EPR coordinator position with Brazos County. He has trained counter-terrorism operatives from Poland, Thailand, Philippines, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina and numerous federal, state and local agencies within the United States. He holds a bachelor of science in biomedical science from Texas A&M University and a master of science in criminology (criminal justice) from the University of Cincinnati.
His current duties include creating plans for the mitigation of a bioterrorism event in Brazos county. In addition, through grant funding, he is responsible for improving the local infrastructure to be able to better respond to an incident of biological terrorism.