Thanksgiving begins period of higher fire risk as more friends, relatives gather to celebrate the holidays this year
State Fire Marshal urges Missourians to put safety first as they cook, decorate and gather again for more family reunions and holiday parties in 2021
November 22, 2021
Winter Weather Preparedness Week is Nov. 15 – 19
Missourians are reminded to prepare for cold temperatures and potentially dangerous weather this winter
November 10, 2021
Department of Public Safety launching grant program to help deter crime in 7 Missouri communities
A total of $500,000 in funding is available through new state Economic Distress Zone Fund grant program; Eligible applicants must submit grant applications by Oct. 29, 2021
October 19, 2021
Phone scammers manipulate Caller ID, making phone calls appear to come from Missouri Capitol Police
October 07, 2021
Governor Parson Announces More Than $1.8 Million in Grants to 19 Agencies Across State to Investigate and Prosecute Criminals Who Victimize Children
September 29, 2021
Missouri task force to conduct final public hearing online on Sept. 28 to get input on rights of victims of sexual assault; public survey closes Sept. 30
Public hearing focused on evidence collection to support sexual assault victims and investigations will be held Sept. 28 from 1 to 3 p.m.
September 22, 2021
Missouri task force to conduct third public hearing online on Sept. 22 to get input on rights of victims of sexual assault
Public hearing focused on survivor privacy to support sexual assault victims and investigations will be held Sept. 22 from 1 to 3 p.m.
September 15, 2021
Missouri’s statewide ‘ShakeOut’ earthquake drill set for Oct. 21
Half a million Missourians expected to participate in ‘Drop, Cover, Hold On’ exercise
September 13, 2021
Missouri task force to conduct second public hearing online on Tuesday to get input on rights of victims of sexual assault
Public hearing focused standards and practices to support sexual assault victims and investigations will be held Sept. 14 from 1 to 3 p.m.
September 09, 2021
FEMA Approves Governor Parson’s Disaster Declaration Request for Severe Storms, Flooding
21 Missouri Counties to Receive Federal Assistance for Damaged Roads, Bridges, and Other Infrastructure
September 02, 2021
Governor Parson Awards Missouri Public Safety Medals to First Responders, Civilians for Heroic Actions in 2020
15 First Responders, 7 Civilians Receive Missouri's Highest Public Safety Honors
September 01, 2021
Missouri task force to conduct public hearing online on Wednesday to get input on rights of victims of sexual assault
Public hearing focused on funding to support sexual assault victims and investigations will be held Aug. 25 from 1 to 3 p.m.
August 23, 2021
To improve services, state task force invites Missourians to complete survey on rights of sexual assault victims and survivors
Newly formed state task force requests public comment and provide suggestions in order to strengthen protections and services for Missouri sexual assault victims
July 26, 2021
State Directing Resources to Springfield-Greene County in Response to Request for Additional Assistance
July 22, 2021
Governor Parson Announces $4 million in New Grant Programs to Combat Crimes Against Children and Provide Additional Support to Crime Victim Service Agencies
July 20, 2021
Division of Fire Safety approves reopening of Branson Coaster amusement ride
July 09, 2021
Missouri Seeks Joint Federal, State, and Local Damage Assessments in Preparation for Federal Disaster Declaration Request
July 06, 2021
State Fire Marshal urges caution for those who use consumer fireworks for July 4th celebrations
Fireworks sales at seasonal retailers are legal in Missouri from June 20 to July 10
June 17, 2021
At annual ceremony, Missouri law enforcement community honors state’s officers who made ultimate sacrifice
Names of 8 officers who died in the line of duty in 2020 were added to Law Enforcement Memorial, along with 7 recently confirmed historical deaths
May 01, 2021
Advisory: Missouri to honor law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty during memorial service on Capitol grounds Saturday
On May 1, eight officers who died in the line of duty during 2020 will be added to Law Enforcement Wall of Honor
April 29, 2021
As National Crime Victims’ Rights Week approaches, Missouri calls attention to state’s advances in supporting and protecting crime victims and witnesses
House Bill 66, signed into law in 2020, created Missouri Pretrial Witness Protection Services Fund to protect victims and witnesses of violent crime and their families who might be at risk
April 14, 2021
State Vaccination Teams Surpass One-Quarter Million Vaccines Administered to Missourians
State Vaccinators Administer More Than 300,000 Vaccines in Seven Days
April 06, 2021
New app from Missouri Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control allows retail cashiers to verify authenticity of IDs with their phones
‘Show-Me ID’ app that aids retail employees checking IDs for proof of age before alcohol purchases is now available
April 01, 2021
Governor Parson Announces State-Supported Mega Vaccination Site in Springfield
March 31, 2021
Governor Parson and FEMA Announce Eight Week Effort to Expand Vaccinations in St. Louis Area
March 29, 2021
Governor Parson Applauds Vaccination Efforts as Phase Two of COVID-19 Vaccine Plan Opens
March 29, 2021
Missouri selected by National Governors Association for policy academy to advance cybersecurity
Missouri is one of four states chosen to work with National Governors Association to advance their cybersecurity
March 26, 2021
Highway Patrol corporal named Missouri State Employee of the Month for unique handling of traffic stop for speeding
March 26, 2021
Kansas City Area Vaccination Events Exceed Expectations
March 22, 2021
Change smoke alarm batteries when ‘springing’ clocks ahead on March 14, state fire marshal recommends
Fire Marshal Tim Bean also recommends Missourians practice their family escape plan regularly
March 11, 2021
Severe Weather Preparedness Week and Statewide Tornado Drill emphasize readiness to protect Missourians from severe weather
March 1-5 awareness campaign calls for preparing and planning for tornadoes, severe storms, lightning and flooding
February 24, 2021
Governor Parson Provides Update on COVID-19 in Missouri
February 18, 2021
COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Events for February 15-19 Canceled Due to Extreme Winter Weather
February 15, 2021
Governor Parson Identifies Site Locations for Week Four of COVID-19 Mass Vaccinations
February 14, 2021
Governor Parson Identifies Site Locations for Week Three of COVID-19 Mass Vaccinations
February 09, 2021
Governor Parson Announces Site Locations for Week Two of COVID-19 Mass Vaccinations
February 02, 2021
February is Earthquake Awareness Month in Missouri, with emphasis on preparedness
Missourians reminded how to respond in case of a major earthquake in the New Madrid Seismic Zone
January 29, 2021
Governor Parson Announces Mass Vaccination, Targeted Vaccination Sites Across the State
January 20, 2021
Nomination deadline is Feb. 28 for Missouri Public Safety Medals honoring first responders and civilians for heroic acts performed during 2020
Less than 2 months remain for nominations for Medal of Valor, Governor’s Medal and Public Safety Civilian Partnership Award
January 04, 2021
Missouri 5th graders invited to participate in Department of Public Safety National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest
Winning student, parents and teacher could win a trip to Washington, D.C.
January 04, 2021