Green Valley, AZ
Safety and Security
While our community has a very low crime rate, the best practice is to lock up your house and your vehicles. Also be careful about the vendors you hire to groom your garden,
clean your house or provide other home based services. Check their BBB status and also check with the GVC Preferred Vendor Program which has credential and performance checked vendors of a
variety of services.
The Green Valley Fire District provides multiple services for Green Valley residents to help them be safe. In addition to fire suppression and the EMT’s who respond to emergencies, it employs Nurse Practitioners who can come to your home and provide care, such as stitches if needed, wound and burn care, hydration therapy, minor orthopedic injuries, infections and other nonemergency but urgent health issues. Your insurance may pay for these services. The Fire District, together with its Fire Corps of volunteers (named best Fire Corps in the U.S in 2012) also provide: smoke alarm battery changing; chirping smoke alarm replacement; residential lock boxes; and, snake/gila monster removal.
Our Sheriff’s Department and its Sheriff’s Auxiliary Volunteers provide not only crime response but also: training and education on avoiding financial scams, something prevalent in Green Valley; education on how to protect your home and property; house checks for those out of town for more than a week; patrol of neighborhoods and businesses; Neighborhood Watch support; Fingerprinting for volunteers (required by many volunteer organizations), employment, or education; traffic control; the Citizen Care Program and welfare checks; and, free safety and security evaluations of your home. As your health changes, regular safety and security evaluations of your home become more important.