Seal of Caroll County, Maryland

Department of Public Safety

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Department of Public Safety

225 North Center St. Room 023
Westminster, MD 21157
410-386-2260 / fax 410-848-3794
TT: 711/800-735-2258,

Scott R. Campbell, Director

The Carroll County Department of Public Safety is responsible for operation of the Emergency Communications Center (911 services), Emergency Operations Center, Emergency Management, Fire Protection Engineering, and providing liaison with fire and police organizations.

  • To provide the most reliable, responsive, and accurate assistance possible, to persons calling '911' for assistance, in a professional, timely, and courteous manner.
  • To protect the safety & welfare of all County residents, as well as persons visiting Carroll County, by establishing and maintaining a safe environment, accomplished by continuously ensuring compliance with site development & land subdivision regulations, as well as applicable Fire Prevention Code requirements.
  • To continually maintain and improve, through all available means, the support of the CCVESA, its member Vol. Fire Depts., as well as individual Fire Chiefs and Admin. Officers, which is essential to their vigilant efforts to provide the citizens of Carroll County with the best-available fire protection, rescue, and emergency medical services.
Primary Agency Services

Emergency Management
Emergency Communications
Fire Protection and Life Safety

  • For EMERGENCY, dial 911
  • To contact Department staff call 410-386-2260 or toll free 888-302-8978