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Port Charlotte, FL 33948

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Public Safety

Mission: To serve and protect the citizens of Charlotte County through leadership, teamwork, and exceptional services.

Charlotte County Public Safety comprises Emergency Management, Fire & EMS, Fire Prevention, Animal Control, Radio Communications, and the Public Safety Training Center. The department utilizes a highly skilled workforce to provide services to protect life and property, mitigate hazards, and respond to emergencies.


Public Safety Director - Jason Fair

Jason Fair

Public Safety Director

Jason Fair serves as the director of Public Safety and the Fire Chief of Charlotte County Fire & EMS.

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Department News

State Div. of Emergency Management Private Road Debris Removal

State Div. of Emergency Management Private Road Debris Removal

Jan. 25, 2023 3:53 pm

The Florida Division of Emergency Management is accepting applications from private road and commercial property owners who would like assistance for the assessment and removal of qualifying debris.

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Waste Management Bulk Pickup Resumes Feb. 6

Waste Management Bulk Pickup Resumes Feb. 6

Jan. 25, 2023 3:52 pm

Waste Management will resume bulk pickup, including tires, white goods, and vegetative debris, on regularly scheduled customer dates beginning Monday, Feb. 6.

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Final Storm Debris Collection Pass Underway, Bulk Pickup to Resume

Final Storm Debris Collection Pass Underway, Bulk Pickup to Resume

Jan. 25, 2023 3:49 pm

Charlotte County's storm debris contractor has begun its final pass for collection. Waste Management bulk pick-up will resume for regular customer schedules on Feb. 6.

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