Media Release

Public Safety Dept. Goes 4/10

Tuesday, December 2, 2008 12:00 AM
5:05 p.m.
ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Department of Public Safety is implementing a modified work schedule of four, ten hour days.  The new schedule is effective on Monday, December 8, 2008. This schedule will benefit the County and its citizens.  By closing the Headquarters and Emergency Operations Center on Fridays, energy consumption will be reduced recognizing a significant cost savings.   The extended hours will be beneficial to citizens who may not have been able to visit the Headquarters or Emergency Operations Center during traditional business times.  
The Alachua County Department of Public Safety Headquarters and Emergency Operations Center will be open to the public Monday through Thursday from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm.  Both offices will be closed for business on Fridays.  The new office hours will not affect any of the services provided to our citizens by fire and medical emergency personnel. 
If you have any questions, please contact the Department of Public Safety Public Information Officer Carol Davis at 352- 384-3110 cell: 352-258-9966.



  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

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