Public Safety

  1. Emergency Alerts

    Sign up to receive announcements of important information (e.g., warnings of natural disasters) sent to you through email or text message.

  2. Drug & Alcohol Programs

    See all of the drug and alcohol programs available within Harford County.

  3. Emergency Services

    The Emergency Management component under the Department of Emergency Services is responsible for the planning, assignment, and coordination of all available resources in an integrated program of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery for all emergencies and disasters whether from a terrorist attack, man-made, or natural disaster.

  4. Health Department

    Harford County Health Department is the local operating arm of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) in Harford County and is responsible for the delivery of a wide range of preventive health care, clinical services, and environmental health services to citizens living in Harford County.

  5. Law Department

    The Law Department is responsible for prosecuting and defending all civil suits and administrative hearings.

  6. Mediation Program

    Mediation is an informal process conducted in a neutral setting with 2 skilled mediators. The purpose of mediation is to help you to work out a lasting solution to your conflict.

  7. Pollution Prevention

    When it rains, a portion of the rainwater or stormwater flows over the land into the storm drain and discharges directly to our streams, rivers, and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay. Stormwater unlike sewage is not treated before it discharges to the stream.

  8. Sheriff's Office

    In partnership with our communities, we strive to preserve the peace and provide for a safe environment for all.

  9. State's Attorney

    The State's Attorney's Office is primarily responsible for the investigation and prosecution of criminal cases at the trial level. In this regard the State's Attorneys work with the police in the development of cases, presentations to the Grand Jury and trial of cases in the Circuit, District or Juvenile Court.

  10. Traffic Calming

    Traffic calming is the term used to describe the County's efforts to reduce the impact of traffic on neighborhoods, most typically, speeding.

  11. Weather Center

    Find out if there are any weather related emergencies in the Harford area.