Public/Private Partnerships

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Private Partnerships

Joliet currently has 206 paramedics that take care of the communities pre-hospital medical needs. The Joliet Fire Department currently has public/private partnerships for emergency services for numerous local and national events including: Joliet Slammers Baseball; NASCAR Sprint Cup, Truck and Nationwide Series, Indy Car and ARCA racing and the Richard Petty Driving School at the Chicagoland Speedway, NHRA events at the Route 66 Raceway, the Joliet Autobahn Country Club and Grand Prix, Joliet Central, Joliet West and Plainfield South High School football games, plus many other special events for the City of Joliet.

 

These partnerships ensure that the citizens and the visitors to the City of Joliet will receive the same quality care that is offered on a daily basis from all of Joliet's 9 active fire stations. The Public\Private Partnership is believed to be the first of its kind in the nation and has proved to be very successful.