Public Safety


The Public Safety Department includes:
  • Animal Control
  • Emergency Management
  • Fire Protection
  • Police Services


The 4 divisions are responsible for:
  • Prevention education
  • Enforcement of laws
  • Protection of citizens
  • Emergency response

Animal Control Services

Animal Control Services are provided under contract with the City of Mission Viejo. The purpose of this division is to provide pet care, recovery, and pet education and training for residents.

For issues or questions with mosquitoes, fire ants, flies, or rats (vectors) please contact the Orange County Vector Control District (OCVCD) at (949) 654-2421.

Emergency Management

The Emergency Management function is responsible for preparing and maintaining an emergency operations plan. This division is also responsible for maintaining the readiness of City staff and promoting a better citywide understanding of emergency preparedness.

Fire Protection

The Orange County Fire Authority provides the City of Laguna Hills all of its fire safety needs. It is the responsibility of the OCFA to provide for the safety, well being, and physical protection of local residents and property.

Police Services

The City of Laguna Hills contracts with the Orange County Sheriff's Department for police services. Police Services' mission is to provide responsive, professional, and caring law enforcement services to all people in the City of Laguna HIlls.