Public Safety Department
The Department of Public Safety is the largest municipal government department in the City of St. Louis overseeing the Fire Department, the Metropolitan Police Department, six major divisions, two bureaus, a correctional institution and the city jail.
Public Safety Director
Director, Department of Public Safety
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The Building Division enforces the City building code, issues building permits, conducts building inspections, demolishes vacant buildings, and enforces zoning ordinances.
City Emergency Management Agency
The City of St. Louis Emergency Management Agency (CEMA), a division of the Department of Public Safety, maintains an ongoing program of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery
Civilian Oversight Board (COB)
The Board's function is to review and investigate citizen complaints against alleged misconduct of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department.
Division of Corrections
Information and links concerning the City Justice Center and the Medium Security Institution
A division of the Department of Public Safety that oversees all liquor licenses in the City of St. Louis also known as City Liquor Control
Established on Sept. 14, 1857, the St. Louis Fire Department is the second oldest career Fire Department in the United States
Neighborhood Stabilization Team
Neighborhood Stabilization Team for the City of St. Louis home page
Office of Special Events
Information about what you need to do in order to apply for a Special Event Permit, rent the City Hall Rotunda, and other helpful information involving event planning.
The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department (SLMPD) serves the City of St. Louis. This page is provided as a courtesy service to direct visitors to the Official SLMPD website.
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Annual Great Central U.S. Shakeout Set For October 15, 2020
All residents and businesses in the City of St. Louis encouraged participate
Press release | City Emergency Management Agency | 10/14/2020
City of St. Louis to Postpone Next Month's National Night Out Event
The annual event scheduled for Tuesday, October 6, 2020 is postponed out of an abundance of caution
Press release | Neighborhood Stabilization Team | 09/08/2020
City of St. Louis Emergency Management Agency encourages residents and businesses to take action during National Preparedness Month, September 2020
September is National Preparedness Month
News/Announcement | City Emergency Management Agency | 08/31/2020
Statement from Mayor Lyda Krewson on the Passing of SLMPD Officer
Statement from Mayor Lyda Krewson on the Passing of Officer Tamarris L. Bohannon of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Metropolitan St. Louis Police Department | 08/31/2020
Mayor Krewson Statement Regarding the Expansion of “Operation Legend” to the City of St. Louis
Expansion adds resources to help investigate violent crimes, make arrests, and deter additional violent offenses across the City
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Department of Public Safety | 08/06/2020
Meetings and Notices
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