Public Safety

Public Safety Services in the City of New Philadelphia

The city of New Philadelphia strives to provide quality, dependable public safety services for our residents.  We are proud of our designation as one of the 20 safest cities in the state of Ohio, and our goal is to maintain, and even improve, our citizens’ quality of life.

The city provides full-time police fire and EMS services for our residents. Tuscarawas County provides important disaster preparedness services through its Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency.

New Phila Police Department in CommunityPolice Protection

The City of New Philadelphia provides superior police protection with 22 full-time officers who help maintain our status as one of the safest communities in Ohio.

Learn more about our Police Department

New Phila Fire Department heavy rescue vehicleFire Protection

The City of New Philadelphia has a full-time Fire Department.  With a staff of 21 firefighters and one Chief, the department currently operates out of one station and also provides EMS services.

Learn more and stay up to date on the progress of our new building.

Disaster Preparedness

Are you ready?  Do you know what to do in the event of a natural or man-made disaster?  The Tuscarawas County Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency has plans in place for disasters.  They also provide helpful information to help our citizens be prepared.  Visit their website for all the information you need to be prepared.