The Fire Department is responsible for the fire suppression, prevention, planning, and inspection programs within the City. It manages the hazardous materials program, the emergency operation plan, career EMS personnel, training programs, and bimonthly drills for the volunteer fire company, and keeps volunteers abreast of activities and changes related to fire service.
Established in 1885, the City of Fredericksburg Police Department is dedicated to community involvement and using technology to enforce the law. The department is nationally accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. This process involved a comprehensive agency-wide evaluation and an assessment by a team of independent experts. It demonstrates the department’s commitment to professional law enforcement in policy and practice.
Fredericksburg Rescue Squad
Established in 1940, the all-volunteer Fredericksburg Rescue Squad located at
510 William Street works cooperatively with the career Emergency Medical Services personnel in the City Fire Department to assist citizens who are seriously ill or injured. The fully-trained volunteers with the rescue squad answer 911 calls, providing important on-the-scene medical care and transporting the sick and injured to the hospital or other appropriate care facilities.
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