The Directorate of Emergency Services plans, directs and provides law and order, fire and emergency services, and protection operations in support of Fort Gordon and Cyber Center of Excellence in order to provide a safe and secure environment for the Servicemembers, civilians, and families that work, live, or visit the installations. The Directorate is made up of the Police/Provost Marshal Office and Fire and Emergency Services Division.
Provost Marshal Office
The Police/Provost Marshal Office is comprised of uniformed patrol forces including, a traffic accident investigation section, investigations section, working dog section, court liaison section, physical security and a game warden section. Each section has a combined mission of using proactive initiatives to solicit every community member’s assistance in reducing crime. Additionally, the Police/Provost Marshal maintains liaison with all local, county and federal police agencies within 47 Central Savannah River Area counties of Georgia and South Carolina. The Police/Provost Marshal Office Military Police Desk in the Law Enforcement Center (LEC) is manned 24 hours a day; the telephone numbers are (706) 791-4380/4537/2681.
Fire and Emergency Services Division
Fort Gordon’s Fire and Emergency Services Division provides aggressive, customer oriented services to the post. Services include Fire Prevention, (706) 791-5207 and Fire Operations, (706) 791-4141. The fire prevention branch provides fire safety education, ensuring life safety and fire protection requirements are addressed for all construction and/or renovation projects on all facilities. They conduct fire inspections along with an array of other fire prevention services. The fire operations branch provides fire suppression services by a well-trained, well equipped, full time staff of professional firefighters. These services include response to medical emergencies, hazardous material incidents, public education, displays of fire apparatus and rescue equipment and a multitude of other services.
Emergency Communication Center’s (ECC)
Emergency Communication Center’s (ECC) mission is to protect the lives and property of the Fort Gordon Community by providing prompt, courteous efficient call processing, and timely dispatch of Police, Fire, or Medical Services. The ECC primary service is to answer all Emergency (9-1-1) calls, dispatch Police, Fire and Medical Responders, provide Incident Command Communications, and monitor Intrusion (ICIDS) and Fire Alarm (D-21) Systems. In addition, the ECC provides support for the Physical Security/VCC/DASG, maintains radio communications for all Installation Emergency Events, and supports GCIC/NCIC checks for the Installation. For emergencies call 9-1-1. To reach the ECC’s non-emergency line call 706-791-8701.
Physical Security Section
The Physical Security Section mission is to provide a systematic approach to physical security and ensure adequate protection of DA assets on Fort Gordon and Gillem Enclave. Serve as the installation single point of contact for units under control of and within the area of responsibility of the Installation and Garrison Commander. Ensures coordination of equipment requirements with users, installation engineers during planning, design, and construction of all projects to identify physical security requirements. Conducts physical security inspections, surveys, and risk analysis of Mission Essential or vulnerable Areas (MEVA). Maintains the installation intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and access control requirements. The Physical Security Office can be reached at 706-791-5552.
222nd Military Working Dog (MWD)
The 222nd Military Working Dog (MWD) has two major lines of support to command teams, Patrol Explosive Detector Dogs (PEDDs) and Patrol Drug Detector Dogs (PDDDs). PEDDs offer command teams the support of detecting unregistered firearms, ammunition, and explosive components that are located within their unit’s living quarters, parking lots, or workplace. PDDDs offer command teams the support of detecting controlled narcotics, drug paraphernalia, and recreational drugs that are present in their unit’s living quarters, parking lots, or workplace. The Kennel Master can be reached at (706)840-0275.