Our mission is to show support, appreciation, and respect for Public Safety personnel who protect and provide lifesaving service for families in our community, including Law Enforcement, Fire and Rescue, Military Law Enforcement, active duty and retired.
Who Do We Support?
Columbus Police Department
Founded in 1831 as a one-man Department under Ephraim C. Brandy, The Columbus Police Department is committed to providing the citizens of Columbus with excellence in law enforcement that will improve the quality of life for all residents of the Chattahoochee Valley. We are furthermore committed to maintaining our partnership with the community in a manner that continues to promote confidence and trust in the Columbus Police Department.
Columbus Fire and EMS
With a staff of dedicated professionals, the Columbus Fire and EMS department has served our community for more than 180 years, providing high quality fire, emergency medical, hazardous materials response, and rescue services to the citizens of Columbus from fourteen locations throughout the City. The department is currently organized into five divisions: Fire Prevention, Operations, Administrative Services, Training, and the Office of Emergency Management. The Chief of Fire and Emergency Medical Services serves as the Chief Administrative Officer and is responsible for the overall operation of the department. The Chief reports directly to the Mayor who also serves as the Public Safety Director.
Muscogee County Sheriff’s Department
The sheriff has the Responsibility of Protecting Life and Property and reserving the Public Peace. This includes all law enforcement functions associated with those endeavors. The Sheriff is the chief law enforcement officer in Muscogee County. In addition to providing physical security in the courtrooms and building, the sheriff must serve as Bailiff to the Superior Court, or designate deputies to serve in that capacity.
Fort Benning Military Police
The Military Police Operations section is responsible for the daily operations of law enforcement patrols, emergency response dispatching and the Military Police station at Fort Benning. These functions include military police desk operations and patrolling, E-911 dispatching, liaison with civilian law enforcement agencies, administrative records, traffic accident investigations, military working dogs, animal control, funds escort, fish and game and AWOL apprehension. Military Police Patrols are responsible for enforcing all laws, regulations and policies; deterring crime through alert patrolling; responding to calls for assistance; assisting stranded motorists; and promoting a positive image of Fort Benning.