The Montgomery County (MD) Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS), an Accredited Agency, is a full spectrum life safety agency protecting about 500 square miles and over 1 million people who live and work in Maryland’s most populous jurisdiction. Under the direction of Fire Chief Scott Goldstein, MCFRS is a combination system (volunteer/career) in the suburban Washington, D.C. area, operating with an annual budget of about $220 million dollars. The MCFRS annually handles over 120,000 emergency calls for service and is staffed by nearly 2,700 certified and trained career and volunteer responders.
Prince George’s County, Maryland is a diverse and multicultural community bordering the eastern edges of our Nation’s Capital. The Prince George’s County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department responded to a total of over 135,000 calls for service last year.
The Prince George’s County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (OHSEM) coordinates the County’s response to natural and man-made disasters. OHSEM is responsible for emergency preparedness, coordination of response and recovery activities, and mitigation planning. OHSEM is the County’s liaison with local, state, and federal officials in all aspects of emergency management.
The Montgomery County Department of Police located in Montgomery County, Maryland, includes approximately 1,300 sworn officers and approximately 700 support personnel.
The Police Department is structured into the Office of the Chief under which is the Internal Affairs Division, and then four major bureaus: the Field Services Bureau, the Investigative Services Bureau, the Management Services Bureau, and the Patrol Services Bureau. The Patrol Services Bureau, the largest and most visible bureau in the Police Department, oversees the majority of the Department’s uniformed officers on patrol. The Patrol Services Bureau is divided into six police districts.
The Prince George’s County Police Department is the fourth largest law enforcement agency in the State of Maryland. More than 1,500 police officers and 300 civilians provide a full range of law enforcement services to nearly 900,000 residents and business owners. Prince George’s County Police Department is proud to provide service to a diverse demographic and geographic area.
DHHS is the largest department in County government and they are responsible for public health and human services that help address the needs of our community’s most vulnerable children, adults and seniors.
Our department is the largest in County government and we are responsible for public health and human services that help address the needs of our community’s most vulnerable children, adults and seniors. We have more than 120 programs and deliver services at more than 20 locations in Montgomery County.
Our core services protect the community’s health, protect the health and safety of at-risk children and vulnerable adults and address basic human needs including food, shelter and clothing.
Our department provides services through several service areas: Aging and Disability Services; Behavioral Health and Crisis Services; Children, Youth and Family Services; Public Health Services and Special Needs Housing. Our Office of Community Affairs provides direct services through several programs. In addition, our administrative functions include budget administration, fiscal administration, contract management, facilities, grant acquisition, human resources, information systems and performance management.
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University of Maryland Capital Region
Health is a not-for-profit healthcare system serving the citizens of Prince George’s County and the surrounding area.
Holy Cross Health Locations
Holy Cross Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system that serves more than 240,000 individuals each year from Maryland’s two largest counties — Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. Our community is vibrant, active and diverse, where life is always moving. Holy Cross Health is continuously advancing, too, as a forward-thinking health system committed to helping our community members address their individual needs and goals to achieve a better quality of life. From hospitals and primary care sites, to specialty care and wellness programs, Holy Cross Health is accessible throughout the region to meet individuals on their path to good health.
Doctors Community Health System is a network of medical and surgical services provided throughout Prince George’s County and in Anne Arundel County. At the heart of this network is our flagship – Doctors Community Hospital in Lanham, Maryland. To complement our high-quality and compassionate services, the system has more than a dozen centers of care in Bowie, Camp Springs, Crofton, District Heights, Greenbelt, Hyattsville, Lanham, Largo, Laurel, Riverdale and Temple Hills.
Suburban Hospital is a community-based, not-for-profit hospital serving Montgomery County and the surrounding area since 1943. On June 30, 2009, Suburban Hospital became a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine. The designated trauma center for Montgomery County, Suburban Hospital is affiliated with many local healthcare organizations, including the National Institutes of Health.
Adventist Healthcare Locations
Adventist HealthCare, based in Gaithersburg, Md., is a faith-based, not-for-profit organization of dedicated professionals who work together each day to improve the health and well-being of people and communities through a ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.
MedStar Locations in the Maryland-National Capital Region
MedStar Health strives to provide the highest quality care for people in Maryland, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., with compassion and respect. We know that our ability to treat others well begins with how we treat each other. Our 30,000 associates and 5,400 affiliated physicians are committed to living our core SPIRIT values—Service, Patient first, Integrity, Respect, Innovation, and Teamwork—no matter where they work across our diverse health system.
Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems
The Maryland Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System is a coordinated statewide network that includes volunteer and career EMS clinicians, medical and nursing personnel, communications, transportation systems, trauma and specialty care centers and emergency departments. The Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) oversees and coordinates all components of the statewide EMS system in accordance with Maryland statute and regulation. This includes planning, operations, evaluation, and research. In addition, MIEMSS provides leadership and medical direction, conducts and supports EMS educational programs, operates and maintains a statewide communications system, designates trauma and specialty centers, licenses and regulates commercial ambulance services, and participates in EMS-related public education and prevention programs.
Maryland State Police
The Maryland Department of State Police is a full-service law enforcement agency whose sworn and civilian employees are committed to providing the highest quality police services. Our mission is to be a statewide force for a safer Maryland, and our Troopers and civilian support staff are dedicated to fulfilling that mission while upholding our core values of integrity, fairness, and service.
The Maryland State Police was organized in 1921 and charged with reducing crime and highway tragedies through statewide patrol and relentless enforcement of criminal and traffic laws. This directive has not changed and remains the focus of what we do each day. We are proud of our tradition of excellence in serving and protecting the people of Maryland.
Maryland Department of Health
Maryland’s health care delivery system consists of public and private hospitals, nursing homes, outpatient clinics, home health care services, hospices, providers, and health educators, among others. As a public health department, our goal is to improve the health status of every Maryland resident and to ensure access to quality health care. We are responsible for helping each person live a life free from the threat of communicable diseases, tainted foods, and dangerous products. To assist in our mission, we regulate health care providers, facilities, and organizations, and manage direct services to patients, where appropriate.
Maryland Department of Disabilities
The Maryland Department of Disabilities (MDOD) is charged with coordinating and improving the delivery of services to individuals with disabilities in the state of Maryland. By working collaboratively with all State government agencies, MDOD provides advocacy and guidance to ensure that State entities deliver services in the most integrated settings possible, develop consistent policies affecting those with disabilities, and consider the diverse needs of all when making decisions which impact Marylanders. MDOD focuses on independence and full community membership through its programs which address accessible housing, employment, transitioning youth, community living, technology assistance, barrier free living, and transportation. This focus is one which consistently has an eye to economic growth through strengthening of a diverse workforce and provision of the efficient and effective supports necessary for full participation in our state’s economy.
Maryland Emergency Management Agency
MEMA is a national leader in Emergency Management that provides Maryland residents, organizations, and emergency management partners with expert information, programmatic activities, and leadership in the delivery of financial, technical and physical resources “To shape a resilient Maryland where communities thrive.” We do this by being Maryland’s designated source of official risk reduction and consequence management information.
MEMA has three directorates which are underneath the Office of the Executive Director: Disaster Risk Reduction, Consequence Management, and Mission Support. The structure enables MEMA to efficiently support local jurisdictions, work with state agencies, run our internal operations, and provide preparedness information to the public.