Public Safety

Public Safety Divisions
Fire protection for 144 square miles of Southern Butler County. Volunteer fire unit and junior firefighters program.
Community policing, enforcement of traffic laws and city ordinances, routine patrols, medical calls, investigations.  Criminal investigations, information technology, community relations programs (including school resource officer) and special incidents.
A Message from the Director of Public Safety

As the Director of Public Safety it is my pleasure to welcome you to the Augusta Department of Public Safety (ADPS). We are excited to share with you our philosophy, organizational structure, facilities, function and general information.

As our mission statement indicates, we constantly strive to create an environment that stresses collaboration and cooperation in solving community problems. Our ultimate goal is to help create a community atmosphere of family values where you can live well and laugh often.

Management FocusFocus on the future
Communicate Vision
Motivate through coaching and teamwork
Create stretch goals and data driven management
Ask and Listen
Institutionalize organizational integrity
Develop and foster an organizational atmosphere that promotes continuous learning
Create, innovate, experiment
Keep organization open

Mission StatementThe mission of the Augusta Department of Public Safety is to provide for the overall well-being; reinforce the pride, progress, and tradition of the City of Augusta and Butler County Fire District #2 through trust, integrity, compassion, and courage.

CreedA community partnership built on honesty and commitment.

Value StatementTaking a proactive approach to all aspects of safety and positively impacting each encounter.

Department Values

· Integrity · Compassion · Courage

Please take a stroll through our department and enjoy an exposure to a family of dedicated employees who are proud to assist you in any way they can. Enjoy your visit!

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