Much of the typical, day-to-day interactions Missourians have with government center around their local administrations and public servants. Whether it is a city, municipal or county government, local governments and local elected officials are Missourians’ primary resource for everything from protection and the administration of justice to the support of infrastructure and social services. Below are some resources to help you connect with your local government.
Missouri Municipal League
The Missouri Municipal League promotes the cooperation of Missouri cities, towns and villages as well as the interest and welfare among them in order to improve municipal government and administration in the state.
Missouri Association of Counties
The Missouri Association of Counties (MAC) is a nonprofit corporation established to provide assistance to its member counties in matters pertaining to local, state, and federal government activities.
Law Enforcement and Courts
Police and Sheriff Contacts
Find the contact information for your local police or county sheriff.
The municipal division of the circuit court has original jurisdiction to hear and determine municipal ordinance violations. Search for court-specific information by municipality.
Missouri State Public Defenders
A Missouri State Public Defender provides legal representation to all indigent citizens accused of or convicted of crimes in Missouri at the levels of the State Trial Court, Appellate Court, Missouri Supreme Court, and United States Supreme Court.
Search for Prosecuting Attorneys
Use this directory to find your county’s prosecuting attorneys or find them on a list of all the prosecutors in the state.