Public Safety

  1. Emergency Management

    The mission of the Tybee Island Emergency Management Agency is to protect lives and property from the threat of all types of major emergencies and disasters both natural and manmade. This shall be accomplished in coordination, conjunction and collaboration with the Community and all City Departments to maximize the City’s potential to prepare for, mitigate against, respond to and recover from an Emergency or Disaster.

  2. Fire

    Our mission is to protect the lives and property of the citizens of and visitors to Tybee Island by providing the highest levels of service through education, fire prevention, public education, fire suppression, rescue and mitigation of effects and man-made disasters consistent with the resources provided.

  3. Ocean Rescue

    The goal of The Tybee Island Lifeguards is to perform a vital role in providing front-line protection of life, limb and property.

  4. Police

    The mission of the Tybee Island Police Department is to strengthen and maintain the social order of the community by providing professional law enforcement services, having the best training and resources for education, while remaining within prescribed ethical and constitutional limits.