The Department of Public Safety is governed by Escambia County in Florida. The department s emergency medical services division is a provider of advanced and basic life support care solutions. Its emergency management division is responsible for coordinating mitigation, response and recovery efforts for emergency events. The Department of Public Safety also manages a communications division that is responsible for the dispatch of more than 15 fire departments. The department uses ergonomic dispatch furniture, radio consoles, logging recorders and programmable encoders. In addition, it provides services for hurricanes, tropical storms and weather emergencies. The Department of Public Safety offers fire rescue services.