The municipality’s Philippine National Police Office has 38 personnel. The police station is equipped with serviceable police car and service pistol and long firearm. The standard police-population ratio is 1:1,141. Using this measure, Katipunan is slightly below the national standard at one policeman per 1,000 populations. The manpower compliment needs to augment their police force in order to meet the 1:1,000 police-population standards.
At present, the municipality’s fire protection department has 10 personnel. In order to effectively carry out its mandated functions, it badly needs one unit fire truck and one (1) unit ambulance. The fireman-population ratio of Katipunan is placed at 1,4,333 which are below national standards of 1:2000.