Public Safety

Description of the Department

The Department of Public Safety leads all activities aimed at insuring the safety and security of members and domestic animals of the Crew Nation of Wemindji. The Department also safeguards municipal infrastructure.

Main responsibilities of the Department

The Department of Public Safety oversees the following services:

    • Emergency Management, including search & rescue, ambulance service and fire response
    • Home inspections
    • Public health-related matters, including pandemic response
  • Animal care and control, including wellness of domestic animals, registrations, spay & neutering and vaccinations.


Administration Line 819-978-3773
Public Safety x221
Fire Chief x222
Fire Prevention x223
Assistant to Public Safety x224
Public Health x225
Home & Building Inspections x222 or x223
Fire Emergency (Fire only) 819-978-3911
Medical Emergency (Ambulance*) 819-978-0225
Public Health 819-978-7563
Animal Care & Control ** 819-978-7473
Search & Rescue Operations 819-978-7724


The process for requesting Ambulance Service according to CNW & CHB Ambulance Service Agreement. CMC answers and dispatches Ambulance to incident/site.

**Registrations, Spay & Neutering, Vaccinations, Dog Incidents