Our Mission

To uphold public safety and service, through the commitment of community first guardianship, innovation, training, and professionalism.

Featured Programs

Cities United

A holistic public health approach to reducing gun violence and reimagining our public safety ecosystem.

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Mayor's Initiative to Reduce Gun Violence

The Safety Department oversees a three-part approach to reducing gun violence in Toledo.

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Save Our Community

The Safety Department also houses Save Our Community, the intervention program for reducing gun violence.

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The Department of Public Safety is responsible for coordinating, planning, managing and evaluating the activities of the safety forces for the City of Toledo Ohio.

Safety Forces

Toledo Fire and Rescue Department

Committed to protecting the community from fire and other emergencies through education, fire prevention code enforcement, emergency disaster planning, and the response of highly-trained personnel.

Toledo Police Department

Enhance the quality of life in the city of Toledo by working in partnerships with the community to preserve life, enforce the law, provide quality services, reduce the fear of crime, and promote joint problem-solving for safe, secure neighborhoods.