Mission Statement:
Provide professional installation security and force protection through Law Enforcement Operations, Physical Security Support and Fire Emergency Services while maintaining liaison with local, state and federal agencies. As well as to provide a comprehensive and integrated emergency management system that coordinates community resources to protect lives, property and the environment through mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery from all natural and man-made hazards that may impact our Installation, Fort Jackson community, and the United States Army.

DES Vision:
Assist, Protect, and Defend Our World Class Community. A team of dedicated professionals, providing customer and emergency services to those units and individuals serving our community, Army, and the Nation.

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Directorate of Emergency Services (DES): 

  • Provide quality force protection, law enforcement, physical security, access control, Fire & Emergency services, and Police and Community Liaison Services to the Community.
  • Provide oversight on installation law enforcement standards and initiatives for personnel, equipment and training.

DES provides support in the areas of Law Enforcement, Fire and Emergency Services, Physical Security, Surety, Antiterrorism and Emergency Management to protect property and the workforce.

The DES consists of the Police Division, Fire and Emergency Services  and Physical Security .

DES SERVICES
Fire and Emergency Services guarantee a safe working and living environment, by providing our customers the most proficient fire suppression, emergency medical, technical rescue, hazardous materials intervention and fire prevention services. The Fire and Emergency Services will at all times maintain the ability to respond to our customers emergencies, protecting their life and property. Through continual customer contact the fire department management and employees will remain focused on the concerns of our internal and external customers, by providing an immediate correction, or avenue of correction for our customers based on their individual needs or situation.
The Fort Jackson Police Division assists members of the Fort Jackson community by providing guidance on law enforcement, emergency response, and security issues. Protects the community with 24-hour law enforcement, force protection, and community assistance while maintaining liaison with federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. Defends good order and discipline by enforcing the rule of law and policies of the Garrison Commander and the ATC & Fort Jackson Commanding General.
The objective of the Physical Security Program is to safeguard U.S. Government property, facilities and personnel against loss, theft, damage, espionage or any other activities which threaten life, property and continuation of military operations.
The Provost Marshal Office is the chief law enforcement office on the installation and provides the community with 24 hour police support to maintain good order and discipline, safety and security for all those who live and or work on Fort Jackson.