Provide professional installation security and force protection through Law Enforcement Operations, Physical Security Support and Fire Emergency Services while maintaining liaison with local, state and federal agencies. As well as to provide a comprehensive and integrated emergency management system that coordinates community resources to protect lives, property and the environment through mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery from all natural and man-made hazards that may impact our Installation, Fort Buchanan community and the United States Army.
The Core Values and Army Civilian Corps Creed of the Fort Buchanan Directorate of Emergency Services are intended to guide and inspire us in all we say and do. Making sure that our values and creed become part of our day-to-day work life is our mandate, and helps to ensure that our personal and professional behavior can be a model for all to follow. We follow the seven Army core values and creed which means living to a higher standard for Soldiers and the Army Civilian Corps workforce. The Army values of loyalty, duty, respect, selfless service, honor, integrity, and personal courage guide the conduct of all members of the Army profession, including Army Civilians. The Army Civilian Corps Creed also embodies a commitment to selfless service. The Creed may be viewed as a contract between the Army Civilian and the Army, our Nation, and its citizens.
Assist, protect, and defend our community. A team of dedicated professionals, providing customer and emergency services to those units and individuals serving our community, Army, and the Nation.
Directorate of Emergency Services (DES): Provide quality force protection, law enforcement, physical security, access control, Fire & Emergency services, and Police and Community Liaison Services to the Community.
Provide oversight on installation law enforcement standards and initiatives for personnel, equipment and training. DES provides support in the areas of Law Enforcement, Fire and Emergency Services, Physical Security, Surety, Antiterrorism and Emergency Management to protect property and the workforce. DES consists of Law Enforcement (LE), Physical Security (PS), Fire and Emergency Services (F&ES) and Protection (P). Fire and Emergency Services (F&ES) Branch covers Incident command and mitigation of all installation emergency responses, Emergency Dispatch Center, All-Hazard response operations and Firefighting operations, and Fire Prevention/Public Education Programs.