Public Safety

The Department of Public Safety manages the operations for the divisions of Fire, Police and Support Services. The Support Services division is made up of three sections: Communications, License and Weights & Measures.

The mission of the department is to provide quality, dependable safety services to the citizens of Columbus by maintaining safe neighborhoods and working cooperatively with citizens to minimize injury, death and property destruction.

Division of Fire
The mission of the Columbus Division of Fire is to serve our community by preventing emergencies through education and inspection. Minimizing injury, death and...

Division of Police
The mission of the Columbus Division of Police is to serve with the purpose to protect, with the passion to persevere and with the utmost pride in our performance.

License Section
The mission of the License Section it to administer and enforce all laws, rules and regulations relating to licensing requirements for various types of businesses...

Weights & Measures
The mission of the Weights & Measures Section is to provide "equity in the marketplace" by attempting to provide a level field of competition for merchants to...

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