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City of Hillsdale Police Department

The City of Hillsdale Police Department provides 24 hour police protection to the City of Hillsdale.



City of Hillsdale Fire Department

Originally organized as the Baw Beese Fire Company in 1857, the City of Hillsdale Fire Department moved from the old firehouse on McCollum St. sometime in the 30's, and moved to the first floor of City Hall where it resided until 1964. Currently the Fire Department is located across the street at 77 E. Carleton Rd.
  • 24-hour fire protection - Class 5 fire rating
  • Staff of full-time and volunteer fire fighters
  • Three engines, including an 85-foot platform truck
  • Pumping capacity of 4,750 gallon per minute
  • Provide rescue and medical first responder services


City firefighters got their first look at the city's new fire engine on July 19, 2017, the engine made a brief stop at the fire station before it will be used by the manufacturer for one month as a demostrator model.


Fire Truck


The new engine should be returned to the department in mid-August and placed into service soon after that.


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24-hour ambulance service is provided by Reading Emergency Service, with a local ambulance house within the City of Hillsdale


Contact Information:

Scott A. Hephner, Police & Fire Chief