DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The City of DeBary contracts with the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office to provide municipal law enforcement services.
The County provides 24-hour law enforcement services to the City by staffing the district with twenty-two (22) sworn personnel, including supervisors and two (2) investigators, and one (1) non-sworn clerical support position. The office is open to the public 9-5 Monday-Friday at the District #6 substation located at 94 S. Charles Beall Blvd. All dispatching is handled by the Sheriff’s Office.
The current contract was effective 10/1/12 and continues in effect for a term of three (3) years.The City of DeBary contracts with Orange City for fire prevention, public education, fire suppression, and emergency medical services.
The Fire Department is under the direction of Fire Chief Ronnie Long. In his role as Chief of the DeBary Fire Department, he oversees three Divisions and other staff roles: Operations (EMS, Training, and Maintenance), Fire Prevention, and Support. Presently, there is 1 Deputy Chief, 3 Battalion Chiefs, 3 Lieutenants, and 6 Career Firefighters, and other dedicated volunteer and reserve members assigned to the DeBary station at 93 South Highway 17-92.
The Department has an ALS engine staffed with 3 firefighters (one being a paramedic) 24 hours a day. The staffing is supplemented through the use of reserve firefighters.
The Department’s Fire Prevention Division is managed by the Deputy Chief and has a Fire-Safety Inspector who conducts plans reviews, fire investigations, and fire safety inspections of all city businesses. Free home fire-safety inspections are available by appointment. The Department is fully equipped and responds with a compliment of apparatus that include: three Fire Engines, one 75’ Aerial Ladder Truck, a Transport Capable Rescue, two Military 6x Brush Trucks, and four Staff vehicles.
Serving Orange City since 1890 and City of DeBary since 2009.