Law Enforcement 308-762-6464
- Police Department – Hemingford employs a Chief of Police and two patrol officers.
- Sheriff’s Department – The Box Butte County Sheriff’s Department, located in Alliance, is staffed by a sheriff and 26 employees, five of which are certified law enforcement officers. Two deputies are available in Hemingford.
- State Patrol – Troop E of the Nebraska State Patrol is headquartered in Scottsbluff and serves 11 counties. There are multiple troopers patrolling the surrounding areas.
Fire Protection 308-487-5242
Fire protection is provided in Hemingford by a 30-member volunteer fire department. Although the Rural Fire Protection District buys and maintains their own equipment, the District is operated by the Hemingford Volunteer Fire Department.
Thirteen Emergency Medical Technicians in Hemingford respond to emergency calls in an ambulance owned by the village and the Rural Fire Protection District.