The mission of the Columbus Department of Homeland Security is to serve and protect the citizens of Columbus, Muscogee County and the surrounding areas by providing and coordinating resources, expertise, and advocacy involving individuals and agencies, both public and private, through a comprehensive risk-based homeland security and emergency management program in order to plan for, detect, prevent, protect, respond, mitigate, and recover from disasters or incidents caused by terrorism, criminal actions or other man-made or natural causes.
Please familiarize yourself with our website and use the information you obtain here to prepare yourself and your family. The Columbus Office of Homeland Security also reminds you to stay vigilant to your surroundings and contact your local law enforcement agencies to report suspicious persons and suspicious activity.
Assistant Chief Robert Futrell
Director, Columbus Office of Homeland Security