The Directorate of Emergency Services plans, directs and provides law and order, fire and emergency services, and protection operations in support of Fort Hamilton in order to provide a safe and secure environment for the soldiers, civilians, and families that work, live, or visit the installations.

The Fire Protection Section is responsible to protect our community's resources - life, property and environment - through public education and risk reduction.
Law Enforcement Division provides law enforcement services by responding to calls for service, performing community oriented policing and enforcing Army regulation, state and federal laws in order to provide a safe environment for the Soldiers, Civilians and family members who reside and work on Fort Hamilton.
The Army Physical Security Program is a systematic approach to physical security to ensure adequate protection of DA assets on installations, in stand-alone facilities, for civil works and like projects, and other locations occupied by DA elements.
Police Investigations provides follow up investigation services of police initiated cases by conducting interviews, processing crime scenes and solving crimes with skilled investigative techniques.
Traffic Section provides traffic related law enforcement services with investigating traffic accidents, speed and moving violation enforcement IAW Army regulation, state and federal laws., facilitating traffic flow for special projects and special events. Traffic Section authorizes overnight parking passes and weapons registration.
All persons age 18 and over must have a valid purpose and authorized state or government issued photographic (photo) Identification (ID) for access to Fort Hamilton. Persons age 17 and under are not required to present photo ID unless operating a motor vehicle. Vehicle operators are required to present a valid registration and insurance card.Persons requesting access onto Fort Hamilton must present an ID card that is compliant with Homeland Security's Real ID Act.