08/08/10 82 W - + 9 - 5 Public Safety Departments

More last-minute fact-checking for Friday's history talk yields this expanded list of cities and towns (and one state agency) that operated departments with public safety officers performing combined fire and police duties. There are probably more:

Early Programs

The Heyday


The former town of Long Beach had a Public Safety Department during the 80s. They may have maintained it all the way up until they merged with the town of Yaupon Beach in 1999.

And don’t forget Holly Springs.
DJ - 08/08/10 - 13:51

Oh yeah, and Bald Heahd Island just went to the concept recently.
DJ - 08/08/10 - 13:51

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