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Emergencies and Public Safety


Consolidated Fire Department #1Consolidated Fire District #1

CFD #1 is a combination department that serves approx. 228 sq. miles of Douglas County, KS.

Palmyra Department #2Palmyra Fire District #2

Palmyra Fire District #2 is a volunteer fire district established in 2015. It serves approximately 80 square miles in the southeast corner of Douglas County.

Emergency Communications (911)Emergency Communications (911)

Established in 1994, Emergency Communications' primary mission is to serve the citizens of Douglas County, including the cities of Baldwin, Eudora and Lawrence, by acting as a communications link between the citizen who needs an emergency service response and those law enforcement, fire, and medical response agencies who provide such services.

Emergency Management LogoEmergency Management

Emergency Management provides a comprehensive emergency management program to effectively mitigate against, prepare for, respond to, and recover from all types of major emergencies or disasters; and to educate and train Douglas County citizens, responders, and governing officials so that a disaster’s impact on people, property, and communities is minimized.

Sheriff SealSheriff

The Sheriff's Office provides effective and efficient public safety services, knowing that integrity is the basis for community trust. We are committed to professional excellence, continued personal improvement, teamwork, and meeting the future needs of the community.

The Sheriff's Office is divided into two main administrative areas: Operations and Corrections