Fire Department Vision & Mission
Public Safety Core Group Vision
Our vision is that Anne Arundel County will be the safest large jurisdiction in Maryland; that our citizens will be protected from criminals, fires, medical emergencies and disasters of all types, both natural and man-made; that our citizens will be supported if they are victims of crime, emergencies or disasters; and that we will assist other jurisdictions in their efforts to improve public safety.
Mission of the Fire Department
Our mission is to:
- Stand ready as an all-hazards organization to assure the safety of our communities
- Respond to calls for service for fires, medical and other emergencies
- Promote fire prevention strategies and life safety programs
- Enforce fire code compliance to ensure that buildings and properties are safe
- Assure that all fire fighting and emergency response equipment, apparatus and facilities are up-to-date and well maintained, and
- Assure that fire service and medical response personnel are well-trained and physically fit.