The Public Safety Director is responsible for administrative and managerial work in directing and coordinating the City’s Public Safety Department activities. Responsibilities include planning, development, and direction of a complete program of police and fire administration. The Director cooperates with State, County, and Federal officers in the apprehension of wanted persons and prepares reports to the National Safety Council, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Florida Department of Law Enforcement and State Fire Marshall.

Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Daytona Beach Shores Department of Public Safety to serve all people within our community with respect, fairness, and compassion. We are committed to the protection of life and property; the vigorous enforcement of local, state and federal laws; and the defense of the Constitution of the State of Florida and the Constitution of the United States of America in a fair and impartial manner.

We are committed to serving our community to enhance the quality of life and to nurture public trust by holding ourselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics. Our Public Safety Officers are determined to serve as a deterrent to crime, dedicated to the prevention and suppression of fire, and for delivering the highest quality emergency medical care.

We are also determined to develop relationships with community groups, residential and business organizations, and promote an environment receptive to tourism, visitors, and residents.

Additionally, we are dedicated to our personnel by providing continuous training and educational development, as well as career enhancement opportunities.

The Daytona Beach Shores Department of Public Safety has and will continue to provide service of the highest quality to its community and foster community partnerships in crime and fire prevention.