Local Government
Fort Wayne Police
The Fort Wayne Police Department, in partnership with our community, will strive to protect the life, property and personal liberties of all individuals.
Fort Wayne Fire Department
The Goal of the City of Fort Wayne is to become the safest City of our size in the United States of America. It is the mission of the Fort Wayne Fire Department to prevent the loss of life and to control or reduce the loss of property by applying all of our professional knowledge and resources.
Animal Care and Control
Guided by the humane ethic and livability interests within our neighborhoods the mission of Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control is to ensure public health and safety as well as prevent pet overpopulation, animal neglect, and animal cruelty through education, rescue, and law enforcement.
Fort Wayne City Council
The Fort Wayne Common Council is comprised of nine elected members, one representative from each of the city's six council districts and three at-large members. The district members represent the constituents living within the boundaries of their jurisdiction, while the at-large members represent the citizens as a whole. City Council members may seek unlimited four-year terms.