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




Sheriff




Youth Services Center