The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) creates and promotes a safer, less vulnerable community capable of coping with all hazards and recovering from disasters.
The Fire department provides fire suppression, rescue, emergency medical care, and hazardous materials response. It is responsible for the City's disaster preparedness program. The department also administers fire safety inspections and education programs aimed at reducing fire and medical emergencies.
The Police Department provides Redmond citizens protection from criminal activity through identification and apprehension of offenders, detection of crime, and crime prevention programs.