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Public Safety2022-07-26T16:18:05-07:00

Public safety is a top priority for the City. The City is dedicated to providing the resources necessary to keep residents feeling safe.

Citizens on Patrol (COPS)

The Rancho Mirage Citywide COPS Program was formed in 1994, by resolution of the City Council, to serve as the “eyes and ears” for the Sheriff’s Department. RMCOPS is made up of volunteers, ages 21 and older, who reside within the Coachella Valley.

Emergency Preparedness

Stay informed and be prepared for emergencies.

Fire

Fire services for the City of Rancho Mirage are provided through a cooperative agreement with the State of California (Cal-Fire) and the County of Riverside. Cal-Fire/Riverside County Fire Department is an all risk, full service fire department and has two fire station located strategically throughout the City of Rancho Mirage with provide highly effective protection.

Local Hazard Mitigation Plan

The City of Rancho Mirage has commenced the required 5-year update of its Local Hazard Mitigation Plan (LHMP). The LHMP was last updated in 2017 and after an extensive review at the County, State and Federal level, the plan was approved and subsequently adopted by the Rancho Mirage City Council on October 4, 2018.

Police

The City of Rancho Mirage maintains a contract with officers dedicated to the City in the areas of suppression, prevention and enforcement.

Traffic Alerts

IE511.org and 511 phone service is a one-stop phone and web service for transportation information in Southern California’s Inland Empire. Both the website and telephone service are owned and operated through a partnership of the Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) and the San Bernardino County Transportation Authority (SBCTA).

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