Contact Us Overview
Learn more about what to say when you call 9-1-1, how you can work for the Department of Emergency Management, and what is the deal with those “air raid” sirens every Tuesday at noon?
Call 9-1-1 to receive help for emergencies, potential emergencies, or when you are not sure if it’s an emergency. Click here for 5 Things You Should Tell a Dispatcher.
Request Public Records
The Custodian of Records unit is responsible for supplying official records to authorized requestors. To learn more about requesting public records click here.
Emergency Plans and Reports
Interested in San Francisco’s plan for an earthquake or curious about the City’s efforts during the Giants World Series celebration? To read DEM’s library of plans and reports click here.
Tuesday Noon Sirens
The City’s Outdoor Public Warning System is designed to alert residents and visitors of San Francisco about possible danger. Find out why they sound on Tuesday, where they are, and how many we have here.
Work for DEM
Interested in being part of our team? Visit the City and County of San Francisco’s Job Seeker Page.
Doing Business with DEM
Interested in doing business with the Department of Emergency Management? Visit the Office of Contract Administration. All businesses must qualify to do business with the City before the City can award a contract or pay an invoice. Already qualified? Search the Bids and Contract Database for opportunities.