Covering 5.1 miles, the Richton Park Fire Department is committed to providing the highest level of service in the most efficient and cost effective manner to the citizens and communities that we serve.
It is the mission of the Richton Park Fire Department to preserve life and property through fire suppression, emergency medical response, fire prevention and public education to promote public safety and community support. The Richton Park Fire Department embraces public service and will be recognized as a premier department who responds effectively with well-trained and compassionate professionals that are committed to public safety and community enhancement.
The Richton Park Fire Department is dedicated to being the best community focused fire department it can be. We will actively participate in our community, serve as role models for our peers and strive to effectively and efficiently utilize all the resources at our command to provide a service deemed excellent by our citizens, while continuing to improve our members and protect our citizens.
Respect – For each other, our Department, the citizens and visitors of the community and our customers
Diversity – Be open minded and responsive to the uniqueness of our community without regard to age, gender, religion or ethnic origin
Teamwork – Encourage unity and cooperative attitude
Health and Safety – Personal and professional health and safety is paramount in fulfilling the mission of the Richton Park Fire Department
Accountability – Knowing your job and taking ownership • Dedication-Committing to the organization and the community
Empowerment – Creating a culture that promotes safety, employee development and community • Service-Meeting the expectations of the community in a respectful way
Trust – Maintaining an atmosphere that promotes honesty and integrity