News Feed: Department of Public Safety /news-rss?filter=public_safety News Feed: Department of Public Safety Sat, 23 Jun 2018 17:38:56 +0000 en-us Following record-breaking heat in May, Missouri prepares for Summer Weather Safety Week, June 18-24 Sun, 03 Jun 2018 19:00:00 +0000 Average daily temperatures in May were warmest on record for state of Missouri Homeland Security Grant Funding Opportunity for Missouri Nonprofit Organizations at Risk of Terrorist Attack Tue, 22 May 2018 19:00:00 +0000 Application Deadline: June 4, 2018; Total Grant Funds Available: $200,000 Memorial services will honor 2 Missouri firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2017 and another killed 169 years ago Mon, 14 May 2018 19:00:00 +0000 Ceremonies on Missouri Fire Service Memorial Day also honor all state firefighters who passed away last year At annual ceremony, Missouri law enforcement community honors state’s officers who made ultimate sacrifice Fri, 04 May 2018 19:00:00 +0000 Names of 2 officers killed in the line of duty in 2017 are added to Law Enforcement Memorial, along with 2 fallen officers from past years Missouri to honor law enforcement officers killed in line of duty during ceremonies Friday and Saturday on Capitol grounds Mon, 30 Apr 2018 19:00:00 +0000 Saturday’s Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony will be held in Carnahan Memorial Garden due to Capitol construction project Gov. Greitens Announces $100 Million in Disaster Recovery Projects Mon, 09 Apr 2018 19:00:00 +0000 Capitol Crime Victims’ Rights Week and ceremony on Friday honor crime victims and advocates for efforts to support all victims Sun, 08 Apr 2018 19:00:00 +0000 First legislation signed into law in Missouri this year aims to combat human trafficking Recognizing the Life-Saving Work of Public Safety Telecommunicators Sun, 08 Apr 2018 19:00:00 +0000 April 8-14 is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week Missouri fire marshal advises changing smoke alarm batteries as clocks ‘spring ahead’ this weekend Wed, 07 Mar 2018 18:00:00 +0000 Three out of five home fire deaths in the United States occur in properties without working smoke alarms Gov. Greitens Visits Families, Responders After Tornado Sun, 25 Feb 2018 18:00:00 +0000 Severe Weather Awareness Week and Statewide Tornado Drill help Missourians prepare for deadly severe weather threats Sun, 25 Feb 2018 18:00:00 +0000 From March 4 to 10 residents are encouraged to take action to prepare for tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, flooding and lightning Gov. Greitens Declares State of Emergency as Proactive Response to Storms and Flooding Fri, 23 Feb 2018 18:00:00 +0000 Reminder: Nomination deadline is March 31 for 5 Missouri Public Safety awards honoring first responders for exemplary service Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:00:00 +0000 A 6th award honors civilians who assist first responders during emergencies First group of Missourians participates in program to introduce veterans and active service members to fire service careers Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:00:00 +0000 Gov. Eric Greitens created Missouri’s new Firefighter Veterans Initiative to connect veterans to public safety careers and support them with mentoring network of firefighters Media Advisory: Recent veterans and active service members from across Missouri to participate in physically challenging inaugural Firefighter Veterans Initiative program on Saturday, Feb. 17 in Jefferson City Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:00:00 +0000 Gov. Eric Greitens initiated new program to recruit veterans to careers in Missouri’s fire service and support them through mentoring network of firefighting professionals