MO.gov News Feed: Department of Public Safety /news-rss?filter=public_safety MO.gov News Feed: Department of Public Safety Mon, 30 Jan 2023 08:06:12 +0000 en-us State of Missouri announces grant program to provide water safety and swimming lessons to underserved populations http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/e559c37e-f71b-4ce4-8621-2cbc40886401 http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/e559c37e-f71b-4ce4-8621-2cbc40886401 Thu, 05 Jan 2023 18:00:00 +0000 New Water Safety and Swim Lessons Grant program will provide up to $300,000 to community-based nonprofits; eligible organizations are encouraged to act swiftly to meet Feb. 2, 2023 application deadline Nomination deadline is Feb. 28, 2023 for Missouri Public Safety Medals honoring heroic first responders and civilians http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/bf22e68d-5658-4e36-9229-ab97fa022960 http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/bf22e68d-5658-4e36-9229-ab97fa022960 Mon, 02 Jan 2023 18:00:00 +0000 Honors include Red, White and Blue Heart Award; Missouri Medal of Valor; Governor’s Medal; and Public Safety Civilian Partnership Award State Fire Marshal urges safety as frigid temperatures push into Missouri this week http://dfs.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/9c0f5318-84c2-4a3a-a6c9-d88a6f688a58 http://dfs.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/9c0f5318-84c2-4a3a-a6c9-d88a6f688a58 Sun, 18 Dec 2022 18:00:00 +0000 Space heaters are the leading cause of home fires and fire deaths from December through February Missouri 5th graders invited to participate in 40th annual National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/9ec3d1a3-7b04-454a-8cbd-ed52554661f5 http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/9ec3d1a3-7b04-454a-8cbd-ed52554661f5 Wed, 07 Dec 2022 18:00:00 +0000 Contest’s national winner will receive trip to Washington, D.C. Governor Parson Announces $10 Million in Grant Funding for Missouri County Jail Maintenance and Improvements across the State http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/05e33391-68b6-424f-8dd0-aa762153a4bf http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/05e33391-68b6-424f-8dd0-aa762153a4bf Wed, 30 Nov 2022 18:00:00 +0000 Governor Parson Announces Total Flood Recovery Funding Surpassed $115.9 Million as FEMA Application Period Closed http://sema.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/5376ae62-d665-4d42-a099-ad316d49a964 http://sema.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/5376ae62-d665-4d42-a099-ad316d49a964 Thu, 17 Nov 2022 18:00:00 +0000 State of Missouri announces cybersecurity grant program to assist local and state agencies http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/9ec42748-608e-4b2e-92de-a17e3e6c2586 http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/9ec42748-608e-4b2e-92de-a17e3e6c2586 Tue, 15 Nov 2022 18:00:00 +0000 Agencies are encouraged to act swiftly as application deadline is Dec. 16, 2022 for Missouri State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program State of Missouri announces grant program to assist local law enforcement, fire service and EMS agencies http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/537fb6a8-7ca9-4ada-b2c3-0b29da8898d0 http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/537fb6a8-7ca9-4ada-b2c3-0b29da8898d0 Sun, 06 Nov 2022 18:00:00 +0000 Agencies are encouraged to act swiftly as application deadline for the total of $30 million in funding opportunities is Dec. 16, 2022 Governor Parson Announces $1 Million ‘Missouri Blue Scholarship’ Fund to Assist Law Enforcement Academy Recruits http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/574d53e3-ce55-4f32-95e9-6d0ab910f1b5 http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/574d53e3-ce55-4f32-95e9-6d0ab910f1b5 Thu, 27 Oct 2022 19:00:00 +0000 More Than $100 Million in Assistance Approved for Missourians Impacted by July Flooding http://sema.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/ba398ba7-335b-40ba-9b8c-636344f75fb2 http://sema.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/ba398ba7-335b-40ba-9b8c-636344f75fb2 Thu, 13 Oct 2022 19:00:00 +0000 Registration Deadline for FEMA Assistance Extended to Nov. 7 http://sema.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/83e3247d-4204-4705-a9dc-f11e8344f274 http://sema.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/83e3247d-4204-4705-a9dc-f11e8344f274 Sun, 02 Oct 2022 19:00:00 +0000 Two Months after Historic Flooding, over $85 Million in Assistance has been Approved for St. Louis Area Residents http://sema.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/210db540-4792-4278-92bb-ae12e51412c2 http://sema.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/210db540-4792-4278-92bb-ae12e51412c2 Sun, 25 Sep 2022 19:00:00 +0000 Governor Parson Awards Public Safety Medals to First Responders and Civilians for Heroic Actions in 2021 http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/98d7396e-5485-40c4-82cd-6b728785086c http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/98d7396e-5485-40c4-82cd-6b728785086c Tue, 06 Sep 2022 19:00:00 +0000 Governor Parson to Award Missouri Public Safety Medals to First Responders and Civilians from Across State in Jefferson City Ceremony http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/04e60ffb-7926-42b7-acb5-878451befe5b http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/04e60ffb-7926-42b7-acb5-878451befe5b Thu, 01 Sep 2022 19:00:00 +0000 Award ceremony includes presentation of new Red, White and Blue Heart Award for first responders seriously injured or killed in line of duty SEMA hosts Applicant Briefings Tuesday and Wednesday, Aug. 16 and 17, for local governments, nonprofits included in federal disaster declaration http://sema.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/6cfaf43a-2747-4506-9086-46ed903166b8 http://sema.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/6cfaf43a-2747-4506-9086-46ed903166b8 Thu, 11 Aug 2022 19:00:00 +0000 Eligible local governments and agencies in St. Louis City, and St. Louis, St. Charles, and Montgomery counties included in federal disaster declaration strongly encouraged to attend the meetings, which discuss application process and FEMA program rules