Public Safety

Concord Police Department

The Concord Police Department is dedicated to providing the highest quality police services in order to enhance community safety, protect life and property, and reduce crime and the fear of crime.

Fire Safety in Concord

Concord's fire safety services are handled by the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District, a well-equipped, full-service fire agency that provides fire and emergency medical services to nine cities in Contra Costa County. The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District also provides full service to business and industry, including several petroleum refineries and chemical manufacturing plants.

Fire District Capabilities

In addition to fire suppression and emergency medical services, overall capabilities and resources of the Fire District include:

  • Building Collapse
  • Building Plan Review
  • Code Enforcement
  • Confined Space Rescue
  • Fire and Arson Investigation
  • High-Angle Rescue
  • Public Education, Such as Community Emergency Response Training (CERT)
  • Trench Rescue
  • Vehicle Extrication (Jaws of Life)
  • Water Rescue

Flood Zone Inquiry

Call 925-671-3425 for information regarding location of a property relative to the floodplain.

Mosquito Abatement/West Nile Virus InformationWest Nile Ticker

Mosquito and West Nile virus issues in Contra Costa County are handled by the Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District, a public health agency established by Contra Costa County residents in 1927. 

Today, programs and services are available for more than just mosquito abatement, including: 

  • Africanized Honey Bees
  • Mice
  • Rats
  • Skunks
  • Ticks
  • Yellow Jackets

Report Concerns

Contact the Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District (CCMVCD). CCMVCD can be reached by phone at 925-685-9301, ext. 100 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m, Monday through Friday. You can also submit a request for an on-site service visit on the CCMVCD service request.

Facts about West Nile Virus in Concord

West Nile virus is a disease contracted by birds that is transmitted from bird to bird by mosquitoes. It can occasionally cause meningoencephalitis (inflammation of the brain and spinal cord) in susceptible people or animals that are bitten by infected mosquitoes. The program to protect residents from West Nile Virus is managed by the Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District.