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.

Email (314) 622-3391 More contact info

Useful Contacts

Alarm Registration & False Alarm Mgt.
(636) 489-0180

Alley Light Out?
Call Ameren Missouri at 1-800-552-7583

Nuisance Property Letters
Call the attorney listed at the end of the letter you received

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department
(314) 444-5555

Missouri Department of Motor Vehicles
City Hall Office (314) 622-4231


Receive Alerts from DPS
DPS Alerts is the push notification system that contacts residents in St. Louis City with news and information from the St. Louis Department of Public Safety (DPS).


Building Division
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 (CEMA)
The City of St. Louis Emergency Management Agency (CEMA), a division of the Department of Public Safety, maintains an ongoing program of prevention, mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery

Civilian Oversight Division
The Division of Civilian Oversight is an independent agency where civilians lead investigations on police incidents that directly impact St. Louisans and their neighbors.

Corrections Division
The Division houses in the City Justice Center citizens who are arrested by the police.

Excise Division
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

Fire Department
Established on Sept. 14, 1857, the St. Louis Fire Department is the second oldest career Fire Department in the United States

Neighborhood Stabilization Division (NSD)
Empowering residents to sustain a quality environment within their neighborhood through effectively and efficiently registering and routing City services, providing information, assistance, education, and intervention.

Office of Violence Prevention
Coordinating public safety resources and community violence intervention programs to make St. Louis neighborhoods safer.

Police Division
The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Division (SLMPD) serves the City of St. Louis. This page is provided as a courtesy service to direct visitors to the Official SLMPD website.



Top Requested Services

Alarm Fees and Payment
Alarm Registration and Permit Fee
Apply For A Housing Conservation Inspection (Occupancy Permit)
Make Bond / Post Bail After An Arrest
Report a Problem With a City Service
Request an Inmate's Property to be Returned
Residential Construction Permit
Work for the St. Louis Police Department


Upcoming Events

Contact Information


Phone: (314) 622-3391

8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Social Media:
Department of Public Safety on Facebook.

1200 Market St. , Room 401, City Hall
St. Louis, Missouri 63103

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