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The Chicago Police Department, Chicago Fire Department/Emergency Medical Services and the Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC) provide public safety for residents and visitors in Chicago, including City’s planning for issues related to Homeland Security.  The Public Safety Consortium consists of key departments and agencies dedicated to public safety and security, including the Police, Fire, Aviation, Public Health, OEMC and CTA.

Several city departments maintain public safety initiatives including the Chicago Department of Transportation (Safe Streets, Pedestrian and Bike Safety Program and) the City of Chicago Department of Buildings (is dedicated to advancing public safety through code enforcement, community partnerships and creative use of technology to make Chicago a safe place to live, work and play) and Business Affairs & Consumer Protection (ensures a fair & vibrant market place for businesses & consumers by licensing Chicago's businesses and public vehicles, providing business education & protecting consumers from unfair practices.)

Alerts (Safety)

High Alert Oct 9, 2014 Cold Weather Pet Care
Low Alert Oct 24, 2014 Next Public Meeting of the Police Board: Thursday, November 20, at 7:30 p.m., at Chicago Public Safety Headquarters, 3510 South Michigan Avenue

Most Recent News (Safety)

Oct 08,2014 City Council Adopts Mayor Emanuel's Resolution on Domestic Violence
Aug 08,2014 DFSS To Hold 6 Citywide Resource Fairs on September 12th
May 28,2014 City Introduces Ordinance Strengthening Inspection And Reporting Requirements For Rooftop Water Tank Structures
Mar 20,2014 Inter-Governmental Task Force Announces The Launch Of A Pilot Program To Identify And Support High Risk Domestic Violence Victims
Jan 28,2014 Mayor Emanuel, Chicago Police Department, Department Of Family And Support Services Announce A 40 Percent Decrease In Youth Violence In 2013

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