The city of Wakefield contracts with the Dixon County Sheriff’s Department for 24-hour law enforcement coverage in the city. Two Deputies are designated to Wakefield. Their Wakefield office is located at 407 Main Street.
Non-emergency number 402-287-2286
WAKEFIELD FIRE DEPARTMENT & RESCUE SQUAD
Fire protection is provided in Wakefield by a 24-member volunteer fire department. They are led by the chief and assistant chief. The department provides protection for areas outside the city limits by operating the rural fire district’s equipment.
Mutual aid is also provided to other fire districts. Wakefield has their own Rescue Unit with 2 ambulances. The squad is led by 2 Captains. The firemen all double as rescue volunteers and several are EMTA certified.