MO.gov News Feed: Department of Public Safety /news-rss?filter=public_safety MO.gov News Feed: Department of Public Safety Wed, 19 Dec 2018 15:38:32 +0000 en-us 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 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 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 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 Missouri Capitol Police’s new uniforms evident during this week’s legislative session http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/9279d69d-b259-4683-aa4c-9e2a021a0543 http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/9279d69d-b259-4683-aa4c-9e2a021a0543 Thu, 13 Sep 2018 19:00:00 +0000 Capitol Police had also changed the look of their vehicles’ graphics the week General Assembly adjourned in May Over 120 to participate Saturday in second annual State Fire Marshal’s 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb http://dfs.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/0583813e-ac7a-422d-98ce-fc44563ab48c http://dfs.dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/0583813e-ac7a-422d-98ce-fc44563ab48c Thu, 06 Sep 2018 19:00:00 +0000 Last year’s event commemorating firefighters killed on 9/11 raised over $10,000 for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, which supports firefighters’ survivors New law reforms Missouri’s Crime Victims’ Compensation Program to simplify application process and allow more victims to receive assistance http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/2d9dbffb-a961-406a-99e2-8ef79ac9b555 http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/2d9dbffb-a961-406a-99e2-8ef79ac9b555 Tue, 28 Aug 2018 19:00:00 +0000 House Bill 1355 includes the most sweeping changes to Missouri Crime Victims’ Compensation Program in more than a decade Governor Parson Announces Colonel Sandra Karsten as Director of the Department of Public Safety http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/2b8de622-b041-4a08-bd10-72d9c272c254 http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/2b8de622-b041-4a08-bd10-72d9c272c254 Sun, 26 Aug 2018 19:00:00 +0000 Gov. Parson Praises Responders and Rescuers for Efforts in Aftermath of Duck Boat Tragedy at Table Rock Lake http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/8996f20f-5463-42d6-a4c4-c9956e27553c http://dps.mo.gov/news/newsitem/uuid/8996f20f-5463-42d6-a4c4-c9956e27553c Thu, 19 Jul 2018 19:00:00 +0000 Governor travels to Branson area to meet with survivors, victims’ relatives, rescuers, and responders after boat capsizes killing 17 in severe storm on Thursday