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.

Division of Support Services
The mission of the Division of Support Services is to make an effective difference in the community by providing professional, accurate, and effective communication, while striving to ensure the protection of life and property. 

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