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Jackson County officials are committed to providing the highest standard of public safety for its residents. Along with the Sheriff's Department and District Attorney, the following departments are also responsible for providing safety related services to the County such as E-911, Emergency Management and Fire Protection.
Discover more information about the commissions that help regulate Public Safety.
This office has a dual role. It coordinates 911 activities and operates as executive agent for the Jackson County Emergency Communications District (JCECD) Commission
Emergency Notification Sign Up
Emergency Notifications through Jackson County's CivicReady platform
At its core the county fire service is made up of five combination career/volunteer fire departments throughout the unincorporated areas of the county. County fire departments has two main objectives: provide professional fire protection to rural property owners, and lower the cost of fire insurance rates.
Hurricane Evacuation Map
Here you will find a shelter map and a map of evacuation zones.
Office of Emergency Services
Civil Defense/Emergency Management acts as a coordinating agency during times of emergency or disaster. It takes the combined efforts of all county departments and volunteer organizations to effectively manage these events.