More than 440,000 Missourians now registered for annual ‘ShakeOut’ earthquake drill Oct. 19
Sign up now to participate in ‘Drop, Cover, Hold On’ statewide drill
October 11, 2017
Family, law enforcement officials honor fallen Missouri officer 146 years after his line-of-duty death
Commemoration ceremony for Washington County Constable Samuel Herrington’s was held on recently discovered and restored gravesite
October 04, 2017
Fire Prevention Week 2017 focuses on planning two ways out from each room in your home
Oct. 8 – 14 awareness campaign emphasizes teaching every member of the family two escape routes from each room of house and participating in home fire drill twice a year
October 03, 2017
Missouri’s statewide ‘ShakeOut’ earthquake drill is Oct. 19
Missourians practice ‘Drop, Cover, Hold On’ during exercise that drew more than one-half million participants in 2016
September 12, 2017
Missouri increasing life-saving assistance efforts in response to Hurricane Harvey
Gov. Greitens praises response efforts of Missouri firefighters, emergency medical, National Guardsmen and emergency managers
August 31, 2017
One-stop shops to assist flood survivors will operate in Kansas City area Monday and Tuesday
A Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC) will open in Harrisonville on Monday, Aug. 28 and in Grandview on Aug. 29
August 26, 2017
State Emergency Operations Center will open as part of state’s coordinated eclipse response plan
Missouri State Emergency Operations Center will be staffed by key state response partner agencies beginning Friday
August 17, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Monday, August 14
August 14, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Friday, August 11
August 11, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Wednesday, August 9
August 09, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Tuesday, August 8
August 08, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Monday, August 7
August 07, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Thursday, August 3
August 03, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Wednesday, August 2
August 02, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Tuesday, August 1
August 01, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Monday, July 31
July 31, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Thursday, July 27
July 27, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Wednesday, July 26
July 26, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Tuesday, July 25
July 25, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Monday, July 24
July 24, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Thursday, July 20
July 20, 2017
Missouri Disaster Survivors Have More Time to Register for Recovery Help
July 19, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Wednesday, July 19
July 19, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Tuesday, July 18
July 18, 2017
Applicant Briefings to be held Wednesday and Thursday, July 19 and 20, for local governments, nonprofits in 7 counties newly designated in federal disaster declaration last week
Local governments and eligible agencies in 7 counties now included in federal Public Assistance disaster declaration strongly encouraged to attend meetings, which discuss application process and FEMA program rules
July 17, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Monday, July 17
July 17, 2017
More Missouri residents and local governments will receive federal disaster assistance after FEMA approves Gov. Greitens’ request to expand Missouri disaster declaration
Eligible homeowners, renters and businesses in Christian, Crawford, Dent, Greene, Iron, Ste. Genevieve, Wayne and Wright counties can now receive federal disaster assistance and are urged to apply quickly to meet Aug. 1 registration deadline; Federal assistance with infrastructure repairs and emergency response costs expanded to Boone, Cape Girardeau, Mississippi, New Madrid, Pemiscot, Ste. Genevieve and Scott counties
July 14, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Thursday, July 13
July 13, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Wednesday, July 12
July 12, 2017
Public hearing Thursday gives citizens opportunity to comment on Department of Public Safety divisions' administrative rules as part of effort to streamline state regulations
Public input is essential in effort to make Missouri’s Code of State Regulations for 6 DPS divisions, Office of the Director and Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Program clearer, up to date and efficient
July 12, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Tuesday, July 11
July 11, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Monday, July 10
July 10, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Friday, July 7
July 07, 2017
One week left for local governments and nonprofits to request FEMA assistance with infrastructure repairs and expenses related to flooding emergency response
July 14 is deadline for local governments and eligible agencies in 46 counties included in federal Public Assistance disaster declaration to submit applications for FEMA assistance
July 07, 2017
Missouri reports strong progress in flooding recovery, including over $10.2 million in FEMA grants to flooding survivors
$9.1 million in SBA low-interest disaster loans and $47 million in National Flood Insurance Program payments to policyholder means over $66 million is helping fuel state’s recovery from historic spring storms
July 06, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Thursday, July 6
July 06, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Wednesday, July 5
July 05, 2017
Public invited to comment on DPS' administrative rules as part of state review to streamline regulations
Public input is essential in effort to make Missouri’s Code of State Regulations for 6 DPS divisions, Office of the Director and Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Program clearer, up to date and efficient
July 05, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Monday, July 3
July 03, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Thursday, June 29
June 29, 2017
Local governments and nonprofits now have until July 14 to request FEMA assistance with flood-related infrastructure repairs and emergency response costs
FEMA approves Missouri’s request to provide more time for local agencies in 46 disaster-declared counties to prepare federal assistance requests
June 29, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Wednesday, June 28
June 28, 2017
Public fireworks shows are safest way to enjoy July 4th fireworks
June 27, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Tuesday, June 27
June 27, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Monday, June 26
June 26, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Friday, June 23
June 23, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Thursday, June 22
June 22, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Wednesday, June 21
June 21, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Tuesday, June 20
June 20, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Monday, June 19
June 19, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Friday, June 16
June 16, 2017
Applicant Briefings begin Monday, June 19, for local governments, nonprofits included in federal disaster declaration
June 16, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Thursday, June 15
June 15, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Wednesday, June 14
June 14, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Tuesday, June 13
June 13, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Monday, June 12
June 12, 2017
Recovery Centers Open in McDonald and Newton Counties to Help Missouri Flood Survivors
June 12, 2017
Recovery Center Opens in Howell County to Help Missouri Flood Survivors
June 12, 2017
FEMA Offers Repair, Rebuilding Advice at Home Improvement Store in Carter County
June 09, 2017
Centers Open in Franklin and Jefferson Counties to Help Missouri Flood Survivors
June 09, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Friday, June 9
June 09, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Thursday, June 8
June 08, 2017
Center Opens in Van Buren to Help Missouri Flood Survivors
June 07, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Wednesday, June 7
June 07, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Tuesday, June 6
June 06, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Monday, June 5
June 05, 2017
FEMA teams to visit flood-impacted neighborhoods to help flood survivors register for assistance beginning Monday
FEMA representatives expected to be in 7 Missouri counties on June 5; will later visit additional counties included in federal disaster declaration
June 04, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Friday, June 2
June 02, 2017
At Governor Greitens’ Request, President Trump declares major disaster in Missouri
Governor urges residents, local governments and nonprofit agencies impacted by historic flooding to register for federal assistance
June 02, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Thursday, June 1
June 01, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Wednesday, May 31
May 31, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Tuesday, May 30
May 30, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Friday, May 26
May 26, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Thursday, May 25
May 25, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Wednesday, May 24
May 24, 2017
Gov. Greitens requests federal disaster declaration for Missouri’s historic flooding
May 24, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Tuesday, May 23
May 23, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Monday, May 22
May 22, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Friday, May 19
May 19, 2017
Memorial services will honor 2 Missouri firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2016 and 2 who died in line of duty in 1969
Ceremonies will also honor other Missouri firefighters who passed away last year
May 19, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Thursday, May 18
May 18, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Wednesday, May 17
May 17, 2017
One-stop shop for disaster assistance for Missouri flood survivors opens in Arnold Thursday
Flood survivors should remember to call United Way 211, which connects those in need with assistance, after Multi-Agency Resource Centers close
May 17, 2017
Flooding damage assessments will now be conducted in Jefferson County
Jefferson County will be assessed for both Individual Assistance and Public Assistance; Wayne County will now be assessed for Public Assistance in addition to Individual Assistance
May 16, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Tuesday, May 16
May 16, 2017
One-stop shop for disaster assistance for Missouri flood survivors will open Wednesday in Doniphan
After Multi-Agency Resource Centers close, residents should remember to call United Way 211, which connects those in need with assistance
May 16, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Monday, May 15
May 15, 2017
2 one-stop shops for disaster assistance for Missouri flood survivors will be open Tuesday, May 16
Multi-Agency Resource Centers (MARCs) in Gainesville and House Springs open tomorrow, May 16
May 15, 2017
Gov. Greitens announces flooding damage assessments will be conducted in 6 more Missouri counties
10 teams of disaster specialists have been surveying flooding damage to homes and public infrastructure since May 10
May 15, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Sunday, May 14
May 14, 2017
6 Multi-Agency Resource Centers to assist Missouri flood survivors will be held this week
Through Saturday, the first 9 ‘one-stop shops’ have assisted more than 750 Missouri families affected by historic flooding
May 14, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Saturday, May 13
May 13, 2017
SEMA Flood Recovery Update Brief – Friday, May 12
May 12, 2017
Department of Public Safety releases chronology of events in case of former Mississippi County Sheriff Cory Hutcheson
On Friday, May 5, Tory Sanders was pronounced dead after being detained in Mississippi County Jail
May 11, 2017
2 one-stop shops for disaster assistance for Missouri flood survivors will be open Friday and Saturday, May 12-13
Multi-Agency Resource Centers (MARCs) in Valley Park and Van Buren will be open May 12-13 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
May 11, 2017
Statement from DPS Director Juden on MSHP’s removal of representative from vendor’s board
May 10, 2017
2 one-stop shops for disaster assistance for Missouri flood survivors will be open Thursday, May 11
Multi-Agency Resource Centers (MARCs) in Poplar Bluff and Eminence are open May 11 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
May 10, 2017
Gov. Greitens announces Preliminary Damage Assessment teams will survey Missouri counties hit by devastating flooding and severe storms
Beginning today, a total of 10 teams are surveying damage to homes and public infrastructure
May 10, 2017
Gov. Greitens announces Preliminary Damage Assessment teams will survey Missouri counties hit by devastating flooding and severe storms
Beginning today, a total of 10 teams are surveying damage to homes and public infrastructure
May 10, 2017
2 one-stop shops for disaster assistance for Missouri flood survivors will be open Wednesday, May 10
Multi-Agency Resource Centers (MARCs) in West Plains and Ellington are open May 10 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
May 09, 2017
‘One-stop shops’ to assist Missouri flood survivors opening across impacted area
Total of 15 Multi-Agency Resource Centers (MARCs) now scheduled
May 08, 2017
2 one-stop shops for disaster assistance for Missouri flood survivors will open Tuesday
Multi-Agency Resource Centers (MARCs) in West Plains and St. Robert open May 9 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
May 08, 2017
Missouri law enforcement community gathers to honor fallen officers during annual statewide Law Enforcement Memorial Service
Names of 2 officers killed in the line of duty in 2016 will be memorialized on the Wall of Heroes along with 2 other fallen officers from past years
May 06, 2017
SEMA announces one-stop shops for disaster assistance for Missouri flood survivors
First Multi-Agency Resource Centers (MARCs) open Monday, May 8 in McDonald and Newton counties
May 05, 2017
Annual statewide ceremonies honoring Missouri’s fallen law enforcement officers to be held at Law Enforcement Memorial on grounds of State Capitol
The names of 2 officers killed in the line of duty in 2016 will be memorialized on the Wall of Heroes along with 2 other fallen officers from past years
May 05, 2017
Missouri Department of Public Safety agencies responding to forecast dangerous flash flooding
April 28, 2017
Charges filed in Bethany house fire investigated by Missouri Division of Fire Safety
April 17, 2017
Department of Public Safety will honor public safety officers with new awards for exemplary service; establishes award for civilians who provide assistance to public safety officers in emergencies
Nominations are now being accepted for the 5 new awards along with the Medal of Valor, Missouri’s highest award for public safety officers
April 10, 2017
Tim Bean Unanimously Confirmed as Missouri State Fire Marshal
April 06, 2017
Advisory: Fire Fighters Day at State Capitol calls attention to importance of fire service in keeping Missourians safe
April 04, 2017
Capitol ceremony to honor crime victims and victim advocates for their strength and resilience in their efforts to make Missouri safer and work for justice
Crime Victims’ Rights Week highlights gains made in fight for Missouri crime victims and programs to assist victims and survivors
March 30, 2017
Colonel Sandra Karsten Sworn in as Patrol Superintendent
March 14, 2017
Gov. Greitens Declares State of Emergency in Response to Severe Storms
March 07, 2017
Department of Public Safety agencies supporting Perryville responders throughout the night
February 28, 2017
Severe Weather Awareness Week and Statewide Tornado Drill help prepare Missourians for severe weather threats
From March 6 to10 Missourians are urged to take action to respond to the deadly hazards posed by tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, flooding and lightning
February 27, 2017
Gov. Greitens Appoints Fire Marshal and SEMA Director
February 08, 2017
Missouri Earthquake Awareness Month focuses on earthquake risk and disaster preparedness
Southeast Missouri is at the center of the New Madrid Seismic Zone, the most active seismic area east of the Rocky Mountains
February 06, 2017
Gov. Greitens Appoints Sandra Karsten as Superintendent of Missouri State Highway Patrol
February 01, 2017
Governor Greitens Activates Missouri State Emergency Operations Center
January 11, 2017