Emergency Services

The City of Santa Paula's Emergency Services is dedicated to providing education and resources, developing, implementing, and maintaining programs to help our community be ready and resilient for natural, man-made, or technological disasters. 

Emergency Notification System: 

  • Nixle: www.nixle.org
  • VC Alert: “Ventura County utilizes a state-of-the-art emergency notification system to deliver time-sensitive emergency alerts in English and Spanish to areas within Ventura County where there is a threat to health and safety. These messages may include, but are not limited to evacuation warnings or orders, severe weather advisories, community policing incidents, searches for missing at-risk individuals and public health alerts”  https://member.everbridge.net/1772417038942453/login 


Emergency Preparedness: 

  • Emergency Operations Plan
  • Ready Ventura County: “The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services aims to assist Ventura County residents in preparing for, responding to and recovering from a local disaster. By providing information about local hazards and step-by-step preparedness education and materials, Ready Ventura County supports whole community resilience.”  https://www.readyventuracounty.org/
  • Ventura County Fire Department https://vcfd.org/
  • Ready.gov 
  • Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is a free, comprehensive program equipping participants with essential skills and knowledge about potential local disasters and how to respond safely, swiftly, and responsibly. 
    • 2024 Schedule: 
      • Class Dates: January 31, February 7, February 14, February 21, February 28, and Tuesday, March 5
      • Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
      • Location: Ventura Police & Fire Headquarters, located at 1425 Dowell Drive.
      • Final drill and exercises: Saturday, March 9
      • Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 p.m
      • Location: Alessandro Fire Training Facility, located at 2269 Alessandro Drive.

Emergency Communications: 

  • Police Social Media Accounts
  • Channel 10
  • AM 1610
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  1. Kate Watkins

    Emergency Services Coordinator