MO.gov News Feed: Department of Public Safety /news-rss?filter=public_safety MO.gov News Feed: Department of Public Safety Sun, 17 Feb 2019 07:41:59 +0000 en-us Governor Parson Urges Missourians to Limit Travel as Hazardous Conditions Take Hold across Missouri http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/c65e2eec-443a-4a42-aea3-18372d5b6b9a http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/c65e2eec-443a-4a42-aea3-18372d5b6b9a Tue, 05 Feb 2019 18:00:00 +0000 Governor met tonight with state emergency managers and responders at State Emergency Operations Center Missouri Earthquake Awareness Month calls attention to risks of New Madrid Seismic Zone http://sema.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/fd17018d-0f52-4a5d-ac8b-e397ff94c7ae http://sema.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/fd17018d-0f52-4a5d-ac8b-e397ff94c7ae Tue, 29 Jan 2019 18:00:00 +0000 Missourians are encouraged to prepare and learn how to respond in case of a large-scale earthquake Governor Parson Encourages Missourians to Brace for Bitter Cold http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/b30f6c03-f170-4a83-827b-ceefc75c311e http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/b30f6c03-f170-4a83-827b-ceefc75c311e Sun, 27 Jan 2019 18:00:00 +0000 Entire State to Feel Arctic Blast, Wind Chill in Areas Expected to Exceed -40 Degrees Department of Public Safety now accepting nominations for awards honoring heroic first responders, and civilians who assisted first responders http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/0cd8791f-f4b3-4a0f-a5f6-4f51dc1526e4 http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/0cd8791f-f4b3-4a0f-a5f6-4f51dc1526e4 Thu, 03 Jan 2019 18:00:00 +0000 Department of Public Safety releases poster aimed at combating human trafficking in Missouri http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/cf9f7f9d-1a31-4bba-905c-8aeacad59475 http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/cf9f7f9d-1a31-4bba-905c-8aeacad59475 Wed, 19 Dec 2018 18:00:00 +0000 STOP Human Trafficking poster can be printed from DPS website or ordered online; certain businesses must display poster by March 1, 2019 according to new Missouri law Rescues following house explosion win Missouri Public Safety fire investigator State Employee of the Month honors http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/6ed4f2ad-b3ce-4556-a50c-d98fb1a04e70 http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/6ed4f2ad-b3ce-4556-a50c-d98fb1a04e70 Wed, 12 Dec 2018 18:00:00 +0000 Division of Fire Safety Fire Investigator Ryan Lesh awarded top state honor for his role in rescuing two people after September house explosion in Jefferson County State Fire Marshal recognizes American Red Cross program that has installed almost 34,000 smoke alarms in Missouri homes at no cost to residents http://dfs.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/c6b669d5-612c-4c70-ba22-f7d9711c8e34 http://dfs.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/c6b669d5-612c-4c70-ba22-f7d9711c8e34 Mon, 03 Dec 2018 18:00:00 +0000 60 percent of home fire deaths occur in homes without working smoke alarms; 'Sound the Alarm. Save a Life' aims to cut home fire deaths In St. Louis, Governor Parson Awards Missouri Public Safety Medals to Public Safety Responders and Civilian for Heroic, Live-Saving Efforts in 2017 http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/2e7d7958-5d64-4331-9e12-1f1414daf19f http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/2e7d7958-5d64-4331-9e12-1f1414daf19f Mon, 12 Nov 2018 18:00:00 +0000 Missouri’s Highest Public Safety Honors Awarded on Day Governor Proclaimed as Missouri Public Safety Recognition Day Gov. Parson Awards Missouri Public Safety Medals to First Responders from Across State and Civilians Who Courageously Assisted Responders in 2017 http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/af0c500c-dabd-4de2-8ab4-8049c97d8008 http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/af0c500c-dabd-4de2-8ab4-8049c97d8008 Mon, 12 Nov 2018 18:00:00 +0000 Missouri’s Highest Public Safety Honors Awarded on Day Governor Proclaimed as Missouri Public Safety Recognition Day Nov. 14 is Missouri Winter Weather Preparedness Day, a reminder to get ready for snow, ice and potentially dangerous cold temperatures this season http://sema.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/72576fdc-7150-45c6-b97a-72ac91a06b8a http://sema.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/72576fdc-7150-45c6-b97a-72ac91a06b8a Sun, 04 Nov 2018 18:00:00 +0000 State fire marshal recommends Missourians use hour gained on Sunday to test smoke alarms, change batteries http://dfs.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/5ea4da1d-303e-44ae-bb95-36ec2baac3cb http://dfs.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/5ea4da1d-303e-44ae-bb95-36ec2baac3cb Mon, 29 Oct 2018 19:00:00 +0000 Vast majority of Missouri home fire deaths occur in homes without working smoke alarms Director Karsten names two veteran public safety leaders to top posts in Department of Public Safety http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/7e746da8-c5f8-49c1-965e-8157f9d64b38 http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/7e746da8-c5f8-49c1-965e-8157f9d64b38 Mon, 15 Oct 2018 19:00:00 +0000 Almost 450,000 Missourians now registered for annual statewide ‘ShakeOut’ earthquake drill on Oct. 18 http://sema.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/7044e390-ce0c-46c9-8ef7-687330cc32fd http://sema.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/7044e390-ce0c-46c9-8ef7-687330cc32fd Tue, 09 Oct 2018 19:00:00 +0000 Sign up now to participate in this year’s ‘Drop, Cover, Hold On’ drill In Missouri, October means it’s time to think about heating safety and preventing fires in the home http://dfs.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/f00b8a26-2415-46aa-a35c-bdd4ea713e28 http://dfs.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/f00b8a26-2415-46aa-a35c-bdd4ea713e28 Wed, 03 Oct 2018 19:00:00 +0000 Fire Prevention Week – Oct. 7-13 –focuses on Look. Listen. Learn. Grant Funding Opportunity: Assistance to Firefighters Grants http://dfs.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/e6f367c4-fb28-4ec1-bf8b-8dfe36ced45a http://dfs.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/e6f367c4-fb28-4ec1-bf8b-8dfe36ced45a Mon, 24 Sep 2018 19:00:00 +0000 Application Deadline: Oct. 26, 2018; Total Grant Funds Available: $315 million