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Taylor Police Department

Address: 500 S. Main St.
Police Chief: Dan Ramsey
Administrative Assistant: Beth Wilkes
Phone: (512) 352-5551
Taylor’s Police Department concentrates its law enforcement duties within the city limits of Taylor.
The department consists of 27 sworn members with an average of 15.86 years of experience and 12 non-sworn personnel.

Taylor Fire Department

Downtown Fire DepartmentAddress: 304 E. Third St.
Fire Chief/Emergency Man-agement Coordinator: Pat Ekiss
Phone: (512) 352-6992
Assistant Chief/Fire Marshal: Bobby Copeland
Phone: (512) 352-6992
Northwest Fire Station
Address: 705 NW Carlos Parker Blvd.
Phone: (512) 352-5232
Responsibilities: Taylor’s fire department is responsible for fire prevention, medical calls, fire inspection, alarm investigation, liquid spills, motor vehicle accident response, fire safety and fire fighting within Taylor city limits. In addition, the department responds outside city limits through area mutual aid agreements.

The department works with three engines, two brush trucks, two tankers, an aerial/ladder truck, a dive trailer, one car and a smoke house. It also has two emergency response SUVs, capable of being deployed with two trained staff members.

The Taylor Fire Department employs 23 highly trained firefighters. There is also a volunteer force. According to the Taylor Fire Department’s website, the men and women of the Taylor Volunteer Fire Department are trained firefighters who carry on the long tradition of service to their community. They exist to support the career department and to provide additional fire protection to their Williamson County Fire District.
The Taylor Fire Department is involved in the community through fire prevention in the schools; hosts program participation, fire hydrant testing, building inspections and involvement in community events.

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