About our Safety Services

Child Safety Seat Checks  
Jefferson Township Fire Department has certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians (CPSTs) on staff to answer your questions, and assist with making sure your seat is correctly installed. Keep your little ones safe! 

CPR / AED Training 
When people are equipped with the skills to perform CPR, and know howto properly use an AED, they become “heart smart” and help increase survival rates for those experiencing cardiac arrest.You can become “heart smart” by signing up for CPR / AED classes offered by the Jefferson Township Fire Department. 

Reflective Address Signs
Have you wondered how you can get a blue reflective vertical address sign with reflective silver numbers for your mailbox post? Made of the same tough materials as road signs these home address signs are reflective so that emergency crews don’t have to struggle to read your address at night.The cost is $10 per sign (covers the cost of materials), and can be ordered from the fire department. 

Bad Weather Well-Being Checks
The Jefferson Township Fire Department also performs well-being checks during severe weather. For some of our elderly or ill neighbors, a storm can turn into a life threatening experience. Firefighters will check on these at-risk residents to make sure they have adequate heating systems, and to determine whether they are using heating devices that could pose risks of fire or carbon monoxide poisoning. A phone call, a knock at the door, and a helping hand might make all the difference, especially for someone living alone..

For more information or to take advantage of our safety services, contact your fire department at (614) 861-3757 or by email: yourJTFD@jeffersontownship.org

Safety Services from your Franklin County Sheriff's Department

Vacation Home Watch
Going on a vacation? Jefferson Township residents can call the Franklin County Sheriff’s Records Bureau at 614-525-3364 to schedule random checks of your home. Each check is logged. Tip: if you return home earlier than planned, give them a call so that you aren't mistaken for an intruder!

Franklin County Sheriff’s Community Training Programs
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office offers several great training programs for members of the community, including disaster preparedness, self-defense, gang awareness,and drug education. Here are just a few, check out sheriff.franklincountyohio.gov/programs to learn more about what programs are offered and how to apply.
Citizens Academy
The mission of the Franklin County Sheriff's Citizens Academy is to build a stronger relationship with the community it serves; expose citizens to some of the training a deputy sheriff receives; give citizens a better understanding of our values, organization, and operations is our goal; and to promote cooperation and support for the Franklin County Sheriff's Office and reduce crime through community involvement.
Rape Aggression Defense System (R.A.D)
The Rape Aggression Defense System (RAD) is a 12 hour comprehensive female-only course with a focus on awareness, prevention, risk reduction and risk avoidance. The R.A.D. program will meet the needs of women to acquire self-defense education in a relatively short period of time, all R.AD. Instructors are nationally certified. The R.A.D. system is the only self-defense program ever endorsed by The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA).
Seniors and Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T)
The Franklin County Sheriff's Office TRIAD/SALT (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together) program is a program designed to bridge the gap between senior citizens and law enforcement. Seniors and law enforcement working together to address issues and concerns that involve crime prevention and safety issues in regards to our growing population of seniors. The ultimate goal of the Franklin County Sheriff's Office is to make seniors more aware of the crimes that they could become victims of due to the high level of trust they have for anyone they may meet in the public.
Explorer Program
The Public Safety Support Citizen Academy offers opportunity in character building, leadership, homeland security, police and fire response, emergent response and preparedness. Youth, ages 14 to 21 will be exposed to a range of public safety career options while gaining practical "hands-on" experience upon graduation from the eight-week training program. Completion of training will prepare participants to provide support to public safety forces during disasters as well as volunteer during special and routine events.