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Mayor and Director's Statements


Honorable Mayor Todd Strange

Mayor StrangeThe City of Montgomery is committed to ensuring that our Fire/Rescue Department receives the best equipment, expert training and the most highly qualified personnel to provide our citizens with the best fire service possible. Our department operates on a budget that meets the objectives and needs of the city in these regards. We fully understand the importance of maintaining excellent fire service protection for our citizens, our visitors, and the vast city resources and historical elements. We work to be the most respected and admired fire department in the entire southeast region. Rapid response times and training certainly distinguishes a great department from a mediocre one and we will ensure that our department continues to lead the way and excel in the fire service.


VISION: To Sustain a safe, vibrant and growing Montgomery in its entirety that we all are proud to call "home"

 Public Safety Director J. Christopher Murphy                         Director Murphy

The City of Montgomery's Department of Public Safety was established on October 1, 2010, to unite into one cohesive agency the Fire Department, Police Department, and Department of Communications. Montgomery's DPS is committed to excellence as we fulfill one of the most vital functions of municipal government. The Mayor and the Montgomery City Council are strongly committed to the public's safety and recognize the importance of seamlessly integrating these departments who have the responsibility of protecting citizens. The Department of Public Safety will always strive to provide efficient, effective and professional public service to the City of Montgomery, to all residents and to those who work in and visit the Capital City.  

Montgomery Fire/Rescue excels in providing this level of service, responding to fire calls and medical emergency calls quickly and effectively. The department has garnered the well-deserved respect of the profession and continues to set the bar as a model agency. In every area of responsibility, from inspections, to fire suppression, to medical emergency response, the expertise and professional conduct of Montgomery Fire/Rescue is clear in every act of service and every citizen encounter. The City of Montgomery deserves nothing less.

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MISSION: To carry out the responsibilities given to cities by state law, and to improve the safety, health, prosperity, and general welfare of the residents of the City of Montgomery.

Last updated: 5/22/2012 1:15:15 PM