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.
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.
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.