You have reached the Office of Public Safety of the City of Canton, Ohio. This cabinet-level office, led by Safety Director Andrea M. Perry, is responsible for overseeing the Police, Fire, Traffic, and Building Code Departments of the City.


  • Building/Code Enforcement/Zoning
  • Dispatch (CANCOM)
  • Fire
  • Police
  • Traffic Engineering

Wireless Emergency Notification SystemSign Up for Canton Alerts

Sign up for Canton Alerts! Sometimes called the 'Stark County Emergency Notification System' or 'Reverse 9-1-1'. Not all telephone numbers are available to public entities, such as the City of Canton, so if you would like to receive these 'Canton Alerts!' on any telephone number, especially unlisted numbers or your mobile phone, you need to sign up.