Emergency Services Division

General Information

The El Paso County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Services Division is responsible for supporting the statutory requirements of the Sheriff’s Office as it relates to wildland fire, which includes coordinating and insuring forest and prairie fire responses. The Sheriff’s Office is also responsible for fire investigations in the unincorporated areas of El Paso County, providing for Search and Rescue, assisting with the counties Hazardous Materials Response Team.  We are also actively engaged in providing planning, preparation, and training for any emergency or disaster that affects the County. The El Paso County Emergency Operations Center (EOC)  is also supported by Sheriff’s office personnel, as well as several of our affiliated volunteer teams.