DCM Health & Public Safety

Why do we exist?

To provide support and guidance for the Health and Public Safety Division through a well trained workforce and responsiveness to emergencies while actively engaging the community.

What do we do?

  • The Health and Public Safety Division oversees: Animal Care Services, Department of Behavioral Health, Emergency Communications, Fire & Rescue, Department of Emergency Management, and Youth Services Center
  • Serves as liaison to the elected office of the Sheriff’s Office
  • Ensure the community is safe and secure by protecting citizens and responding to emergencies, as well as educating the community about potential risks and hazards
  • Departments within this division fulfill the county’s strategic plan goal of public safety; keeping the community safe from crime and injury

Animal Care Services

Behavioral Health Services

Emergency Communications

Emergency Management

Fire & Rescue


Youth Services Center