2023 Chesterfield Public Safety Annual Report

2023 Chesterfield Public Safety Annual Report

The Chesterfield Township Department of Public Safety 2023 Annual Report is now available to download or view online. The report includes a wide variety of statistics and information related to administration, operations, staffing changes, community programs, new equipment, maintenance and upgrades for both the police and fire departments. You may download a PDF copy of

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Lightning Safety Tips

Lightning Safety Tips

In our continuing series related to Severe Weather Awareness Week, we talk about lightning safety.  If you find yourself caught in a thunderstorm, there are several things you can do to stay safe from lightning strikes. Here are some lightning safety tips: Seek Shelter: The best way to protect yourself from lightning is to seek

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Understanding Tornado Sirens

Understanding Tornado Sirens

When the serene soundscape of our community is pierced by the wail of tornado sirens, it’s a stark reminder of nature’s formidable power. Tornadoes, often unpredictable and swift, pose significant threats to life and property. In such moments, knowing how to respond swiftly and decisively can make a crucial difference. Understanding tornado sirens and the

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Thanksgiving Turkey Safety

Thanksgiving Turkey Safety

Cooking fires are a real risk on Thanksgiving as well as any other time of the year. Remember some safety rules! Deep fry your turkey outside on level ground away from the house, deck or overhang. Do not overfill the pot with oil. Read the instructions. Be sure your bird is thoroughly thawed and as

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Fire Danger Is Extremely High In Our Area

Fire Danger Is Extremely High In Our Area

Always Keep Fire Safety In Mind Due to recent weather conditions, the threat level for fire danger is EXTREME in our area! Use these tips to keep your outdoor activities fire safe: Keep a hose or other water source nearby when burning. Prevent sparks. Keep trailer chains from dragging when you’re on the road; don’t

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