Public Safety & Gun Violence Prevention

If you are experiencing a police, fire or medical emergency, call 911.  For non-emergency dispatch of fire or police, call the Combined Communications Center, 24 hours at CCC 352-955-1818.

On June 25, 2024, the U.S. Surgeon General issued a first of its kind public health advisory declaring firearm violence an urgent public health crisis. The landmark announcement outlined the devastating and far-reaching consequences of firearm violence and asked all Americans to take action.

Gun Violence Prevention


IMPACT GNV connects neighbors with resources that can help.


One Nation One Project helps youth through art.

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Mayor Ward set a goal to stop gun violence.

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Commissioner Duncan-Walker leads the fight.

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The City hosts fun and safe youth activities.

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Gainesville Police organize Gun Buy Back events.

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*To view the Public Safety Committee meetings, click the filter icon, go to "Filter By Meeting Type" and select "Public Safety Committee" 

Gainesville Fire Rescue and Gainesville Police Department 


Vision Zero and Traffic Safety


Emergency Management


Do Your Part to Keep Your Family Safe!



Other Resources