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Welcome to Indianapolis EMS


Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is the largest provider of emergency pre-hospital medical care in Indianapolis, responding to over 100,000 911 calls annually. A division of the Indianapolis Department of Public Safety, Indianapolis EMS is a partnership between the City of Indianapolis, Indiana University School of Medicine and Health and Hospital Corporation of Marion County, with Eskenazi Health as the supervising health system. Indianapolis EMS strives to provide the best pre-hospital medical services to the community through the endless pursuit of excellence in patient-centered care, education, efficiency, efficacy, safety and quality of service. Indianapolis EMS serves the community not only through emergency care, but also through unique outreach programs and educational opportunities.


To make a donation to the Indianapolis EMS Fund, please click here.


Our Mission: 


Right Care. Every Patient. Every Time.


Our Vision:


To be a health care leader in:


1. The efficient delivery of high-quality patient care and science.
2. The professional development and engagement of our providers.


Our Values:


Compassion – Showing empathy towards those who are suffering by displaying understanding and offering comfort.


Excellence – Striving for the best pre-hospital health care with constant evaluation and improvement of our model and day to day operations.


Integrity – Upholding the highest demonstrations of character towards patients and fellow service members.


Unity – Fostering a positive relationship within our EMS family, supporting one another and holding fast to our common goal of serving our community.



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The Latest


The Shalom Project


The great work of Paramedic Hardwick and Patrolman Perkins as part of The Shalom Project, in a featured story, from Robert King with the IndyStar.



21 June 2016 —


Read about our CORE Mobile Integrated Health Unit (CORE-MIH), a part of our Outreach Division, in the IndyStar featured article by Robert King at


The story shows the work of IEMS-CORE Paramedic Shane Hardwick and IMPD Patrolman Adam Perkins as they work to make a change in the community they serve. The team seeks to identify root causes of the issues and calls for service facing the members of the neighborhood, with a focus on reducing crime.


The Shalom Project is a collaborative effort by Indianapolis EMS-CORE MIH, Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, Eskenazi Health, and the Shepherd Community Center.