Our Department of Public Safety supports the direction, management, and employment of emergency services and resources in Westmoreland County to ensure the public safety of county residents, 24 hours a day every day.
The $516,000 center includes a large trailer with internet, mapping and communications equipment and two mobile surveillance units that feature cameras atop 37-foot masts and six drones for aerial reconnaissance activities. View Tribune-Review article and video
Governor Tom Wolf announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved his request to declare a disaster in Westmoreland County after significant flood damage to homes and businesses from a severe storm on Sept. 9, 2018. Read on...
The grant through the Department of Homeland Security, will for the first time enable response teams to work on the five rivers that border Westmoreland County as well as local lakes and reservoirs. Read full Tribune-Review article