Public Safety

The City of Waynesboro provides outstanding public safety services for it's citizens and businesses through four departments: Emergency Management, Police, Fire, and Sheriff.

Emergency Management

Receives and dispatches 911 calls and is responsible for the coordination of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and for Emergency Management (disaster preparedness/planning, response, recovery, and mitigation) and local Homeland Security initiatives.


The department has 33 paid fire fighters and a volunteer unit. ISO rating is 4.


The department has 49 sworn officers, 12 civilian staff, and a reserve unit.  Crime statistics are available here.


The sheriff's office is responsible for all matters relating to the courts.