News Feed: Department of Public Safety /news-rss?filter=public_safety News Feed: Department of Public Safety Thu, 25 Apr 2019 00:06:10 +0000 en-us Governor Parson Requests Federal Disaster Declaration in Response to Flooding Tue, 23 Apr 2019 19:00:00 +0000 In Flood Recovery Meetings, Governor Parson Says Request for Federal Disaster Declaration Will Likely Come Next Week Wed, 17 Apr 2019 19:00:00 +0000 Homeland Security Grant Funding Opportunity for Missouri Nonprofit Organizations at Risk of Terrorist Attack Mon, 15 Apr 2019 19:00:00 +0000 Application Deadline: May 13, 2019; Total Grant Funds Available: $200,000 Crime Victims’ Rights Week ceremony highlights advancements for Missouri crime victims; calls attention to continuing need to support victims Sun, 07 Apr 2019 19:00:00 +0000 Governor Parson, Attorney General Schmitt to speak at April 10 ceremony honoring crime victims, survivors, victim advocates for their continuing efforts Governor Parson Calls for Joint Federal, State, and Local Damage Assessments in Preparation for Federal Disaster Declaration Request Thu, 04 Apr 2019 19:00:00 +0000 Damage assessments requested for Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Holt, Mississippi, New Madrid, and Ray counties; additional counties likely to be added to request Governors Meet with Corps of Engineers to Call for Change to Missouri River Management Tue, 02 Apr 2019 19:00:00 +0000 Department of Public Safety, Missouri State Highway Patrol, MoDOT leaders urge motorists to follow the law and use caution whenever approaching stopped emergency vehicles Thu, 28 Mar 2019 19:00:00 +0000 On Thursday, a second Illinois State Police trooper working along a highway was struck and killed by a vehicle in less than three months Governor Parson Declares State of Emergency in Missouri in Response to Flooding Wed, 20 Mar 2019 19:00:00 +0000 Governor Parson and Congressman Graves to Meet With Local Officials in Atchison and Buchanan Counties Governor Parson Encourages Missourians to Think Safety as Flooding Continues Sun, 17 Mar 2019 19:00:00 +0000 Trooper named Missouri State Employee of the Month for relentless investigation after 2 young children discovered along Mid-Missouri highway Sun, 17 Mar 2019 19:00:00 +0000 Governor Parson Meets with Emergency Management Team as Flooding Impacts More of State; Missourians Urged to Take Protective Actions Thu, 14 Mar 2019 19:00:00 +0000 $3.5 million in grants approved for three Missouri schools to provide protection against tornadoes Wed, 06 Mar 2019 18:00:00 +0000 Federal Emergency Management Agency approves plans for schools in Christian, Lawrence and McDonald counties to shelter total of more than 2,250 students, staff, and residents during severe storms Missouri’s 39 flood deaths over last 4 years underscore extreme danger of vehicles and flooding – 87 percent of victims had been in automobiles Sun, 24 Feb 2019 18:00:00 +0000 Missourians are encouraged to take action during Severe Weather Preparedness Week, which includes March 5 statewide tornado drill Governor Parson Urges Missourians to Limit Travel as Hazardous Conditions Take Hold across Missouri 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 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