Welcome to the Hopi Tribe’s Department of Public Safety & Emergency Services (DPSES)
The Department of Public Safety & Emergency Services (DPSES) was established in December 2006 through Hopi Tribal Council Resolution H-022-2007. DPSES is part of the Executive Branch as a second phase of the reorganization efforts of the Hopi Tribe.
To harness the power of the Tribal community members, through education training and volunteer services to make our communities safer, stronger and better prepared to respond to threats of terrorism, crime, public health issues and disasters of any kind. To promote partnership efforts between tribal, county, federal and state emergency management services
This Department is responsible for the development, implementation, operation, maintenance and control of essential business, communication, information and operational support systems pertaining to the public emergency operations and project activities including: a) emergency medical services, b) search and rescue, c) structural fire, d) hazardous material, e) emergency management services, Public Health Emergency Preparedness and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
- Hopi Hazard Mitigation Plan – 5 year plan
- HERT Plan – Established March 6, 2006 with Hopi Tribal Council Resolution H-023-2006
Current Executive Orders
- Safe driving poster 2017
- Winter Weather, Be Ready
|Roger Tungovia||DPSES Director||928-734-3661|
|Veronica Silas||Office Manager||928-734-3662|
|Paul Saufkie||Emergency Management Coordinator||928-734-3663|