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Welcome to the City of North Myrtle Beach, Department of Public Safety’s website.

Please explore our site to learn about the City of North Myrtle Beach, Department of Public Safety, answer your questions and/or point you in the right direction as we do our part to make the City of North Myrtle Beach the best place to live, work, and vacation. Please do not hesitate to provide us your feedback and suggestions on how we can serve the community better, make this site easier to navigate and useful for everyone.

Have a great North Myrtle Beach Day,
Director Jay Fernandez


Latest Updates

Now Hiring Public Safety Officers
Posted: 4/2/2015 12:03:33 AM

The Department of Public Safety is now accepting applications for the position of Public Safety Officer. For more information, view the job listing on the City of North Myrtle Beach official website. The City of North Myrtle Beach offers competitive pay and benefits to qualified applicants. The application period is open April 1st to May 15th.


City Appoints New Fire Chief
Posted: 4/1/2015 11:54:17 PM

Garry Spain of Wendell, North Carolina has been hired as Fire Chief for the City of North Myrtle Beach. He will begin work on April 20th. He succeeds Tom Barstow, who served the city for 34 years before retiring on February 20th.

As Assistant Fire Chief for the City of Raleigh Fire Department, Spain oversaw strategic planning, fire station design and construction, purchasing of equipment and firefighting apparatus, and fleet maintenance.


City Appoints New Fire Marshal
Posted: 2/6/2015 12:58:56 AM

Keith Williams has been appointed as the city's Fire Marshal. Williams has 28 years of experience in the fire service. He and his wife, Kim, reside in North Myrtle Beach.

"We're excited to have Keith Williams on board," said Fire Chief Tom Barstow. "He has the background and skills to succeed in the position of Fire Marshal, and very importantly, he is a people person who naturally enjoys engaging with people in the community. We welcome Keith and his family to North Myrtle Beach."



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