Public Safety

 

Columbus, NE 68601



Animal Control 

Columbus, NE 68601

P.O. Box 1677
Columbus, NE 68602-1677

(402) 564-3201







Emergency Management 

2610 14th St.
Columbus, NE 68601

(402) 564-1206

(402) 564-8330


Hours
Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Hofbauer, Tim Emergency Management Director (402) 564-1206

Fire & Rescue 

4630 Howard Blvd.
Columbus, NE 68601

P.O. Box 1677
Columbus, NE 68602-1677

(402) 564-8127

911

(402) 563-3180



Hours

24 hours a day, 7 days a week



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Gray, Ryan Fire Chief (402) 564-8127
Jones, Nathan Assistant Fire Chief (402) 564-8127

Joint Communications 

1304 Bill Babka Dr.
Columbus, NE 68601

Columbus, NE 68601

402-564-0660


Staff
Name Title Email
Pensick, Rachel Communications Director

Police 

2330 14th St.
Columbus, NE 68601

P.O. Box 1677
Columbus, NE 68602-1677

(402) 564-3201

911

(402) 562-7325



Hours
Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Police Issues: 24/7


Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Sherer, Charles Chief of Police (402) 564-3201
Molczyk, Douglas Captain - Operations Division (402) 564-3201
Thalken, Todd Captain - Support Services (402) 564-3201