Duluth Emergency Services
9-1-1 Communication Center
Allows, direct emergency communication with fire, police, ambulance, and sheriff throughout St. Louis County.
Duluth, MN 55802 218-730-5400
Employs 146 police officers
Officers utilize horses, ATV's, bicycles, and traditional patrol cars
24 civilian support personnel
(4) K-9 units
A web site, Crime Mapping, was unveiled in July 2008, that allows residents to track 14 different crimes within Duluth city, and within a 2 mile radius of an entered address.
The Duluth Police department consists of two divisions:
The Patrol & the Investigative /Administrative division, with each division being headed by a deputy chief. The patrol division is responsible for responding to 911 calls, protective patrol, & community policy. The department has 9 neighborhood offices in addition to police headquarters & the West Precinct. The investigative /administrative divisions responsible for all investigations & administrative services.
The Duluth Police Department works in partnership with citizens to keep Duluth a great place to live & conduct business!
The enforcement philosophy is one of problem-solving and community based policing which involved police officers and citizens to identify, assess and respond to criminal and community problems.
The combination of well-trained professionals and an informed, involved community have contributed to the enhancement of quality of life and a relatively crime-free environment to live and prosper.
602 West Second Street
Duluth, MN 55802
Total of 145 employees
The Duluth Fire Department (DFD) provides fire protection, first response medical, and other emergency services from nine stations in Duluth. There are a total of 132 Firefighters (including the Chief & Deputy Chief) and Fire Medics. The average response time from dispatch to first vehicle on the scene is 3.5 minutes. The DFD also has full time Fire Prevention Division, Training Division, and the City of Duluth Building Inspection Division.
4505 W Michigan Street
Duluth, MN 55807
Gold Cross Ambulance provides emergency and non-emergency ambulance service from two stations with 10 ambulances including 2 four-wheel drives. Gold Cross provides service for local and long distance trips. The ambulances are equipped for contacting law enforcement, medical helicopters and medical control. The personnel are National Registered Paramedics.