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Keeping the Reef Safe!Public Safety

The Ocean Reef Public Safety Department is a multi-function organization providing security, emergency medical and fire services to the Ocean Reef community. Public Safety is equipped with a communications dispatch center for 911 and non-emergency calls, three advanced life support (ALS) ambulances, one ladder truck and one pumper truck, one patrol boat, one 10 Meter Fire-Rescue Boat, and multiple patrol cars, each equipped with automated electronic defibrillators (AED's).

The Ocean Reef Public Safety Department also manages the Front Gate and Welcome Center. Officers assigned to the Front Gate and Welcome Center are responsible for ensuring that all members, guests and employees gaining access to Ocean Reef have proper clearance. Background checks for contractors, workers, and employees working in Ocean Reef are also performed by the Welcome Center staff.

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Meet the Team

Ariel ArtimeVice President/Director of Public Safety and Operations

Eddie FernandezSpecial Operations Commander

John FlynnFire Chief

Devorn HarrisSecurity Commander


Keeping the Reef Healthy

Our Paramedical Follow-Up Program provides residents who are transported in a Public Safety ambulance and hospitalized an at home wellness check following their release. Paramedics will run a number of tests to ensure you’re in good health. We hope this helps to ease stress while you heal!

Member Services

The Member Services desk located at the Public Safety building provides keys to your property managers and workers, golf cart testing for permits and licenses, gate openers for residents, prescriptions, and more.

The Member Services Desk is open
Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Contact Member Services at 305-367-7343.