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Public Safety

Culver City continues to be one of the safest places to live and work in Los Angeles County thanks to the efforts of the men and women of the Culver City Police Department and the support of the Community. more...

The Culver City Fire Department, founded in 1922, is one of only 31 fire departments in the United States to have an ISO Class 1 rating and achieve accredited status from the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI). The 72 member department takes pride in providing its residents, businesses and the community with Paramedic Advance Life Support Services, Fire Suppression, Fire Prevention and Education programs. more...

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
The CERT Program is designed to train residents to assist safety personnel and City staff in the event of a major disaster. Volunteers from the community are trained in first aid, light search and rescue, minor fire suppression, and other skills that are critical in the first few hours of a disaster. more...

Nixle  Nixle
The City of Culver City and its Emergency Services (Police, Fire and Public Works) will be using Nixle to communicate emergency and important information with the citizens of Culver City. Subscribed users will receive messages via phone, email and text.

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The Smart911 service is free to citizens and 100% private and secure. This is a national database, meaning that when you dial 9-1-1 from any location in the US that has the Smart911 service installed, your Safety Profile will be immediately available to those 9-1-1 call takers. No one ever expects to dial 9-1-1. But now with this new service, you and your family will be better prepared in the event that you ever need to make that call. We encourage all citizens to create their Safety Profile today. Click here to create a profile.

CCARES was formed by a group of ham radio operators who wanted to give back something to their community. Through amateur radio we serve as extra eyes and ears for the Culver City Fire Department. This has been made possible by the tremendous support from both the Fire Department and the City Government. Our Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has been built in Fire Station 1. more...

Annual Community-Wide Disaster Drill Day
If a large scale disaster were to strike Culver City would you know what to do? If you were to told to evacuate, would you know where to go? What if you had to shelter-in-place, do you have enough food and water for your family? Creating a Family Disaster Plan and practicing it can help family members make informed, rational decisions in times of high stress. more...