Indian River County Emergency Services is a department that provides crisis management solutions through various divisions. The department is a part of Indian River County in Florida and governs an animal control division that is responsible for the capture, confinement and care of stray animals. The division sells and issues pet licenses. In addition, Indian River County Emergency Services animal control division investigates matters related to animal cruelty and enforces the county s regulations. The department operates an emergency management division that develops, coordinates and promotes protection plans to handle disastrous situations. Indian River County Emergency Services also has a fire rescue division.