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.
Information and links concerning the City Justice Center (City Jail) and the Medium Security Institution (Workhouse)
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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Statement from Judge Edwards on Two City Employees Violently Attacked by Protesters Overnight
Public Safety Director Judge Jimmie Edwards denounces criminal behaviors disguised as lawful protests
Press release | Department of Public Safety | 07/09/2020
Mayor Krewson, Chief Hayden, and Director Edwards Announce Outside Review of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department
The review, which is set to begin in July, will be conducted under the leadership of Chief Charles Ramsey
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Department of Public Safety,Metropolitan St. Louis Police Department | 07/01/2020
Joint Statement Regarding Use of Force Policies and Training for the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department
A joint statement from Mayor Krewson, Director Edwards, and Chief Hayden
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Department of Public Safety,Metropolitan St. Louis Police Department | 06/16/2020
St. Louis Fire Department Closes Facilities to the Public
Following guidelines issued by the CDC and the City's Department of Health
News/Announcement | Fire Department | 03/18/2020
Severe Weather Preparedness Week: March 2nd – March 6th
Review emergency procedures and prepare for weather related hazards.
Press release | City Emergency Management Agency | 03/02/2020
Meetings and Notices
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Phone: (314) 622-3391
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday
1200 Market , Room 401, City Hall
St. Louis, Missouri 63103
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