Public Safety Information Team (PSIT)
Information Officers come from varied backgrounds in public safety or
public affairs. This team of information officers is available,
24-hours a day through the County communications center, to any County
public safety agency or agency incurring an ongoing incident.
The PIO team has a
strong working relationship with the local media outlets and can lend
assistance with all aspects of media relations. PIO team members will
work with agencies to help keep the public informed via the media. Team
members are trained to write press releases, coordinate press
conferences and media related events, respond to media inquires and
handle all communication related activities. The PIO team has
experience responding to fires, floods, power outages, automobile
accidents, HAZ-MAT incidents, weather-related incidents and much more.
Contact the Department of Public Safety for membership information: e-mail