The principle mission of the Department of Emergency Services is to enhance the safety of all residents of Orange County by providing the public and all emergency service agencies with the information and training necessary to respond to all emergencies.
Many of the common purposes of public safety can be better served by working together to seek the funding and resources needed to maintain services.
The Division assists the various agencies in Orange County by facilitating shared services by establishing collaborative program initiatives.
Some of the important issues the Division is charged with are:
The Division works with the Orange County Traffic Safety Board, The Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, The Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Council of Orange County, communities, and schools to establish effective means of providing traffic safety education and prevention, for the common goal of reducing death and serious injury on our roadways.