Director's Office

The Department of Public Safety is the largest municipal government department in the City of St. Louis overseeing the Fire Department, six major divisions, two bureaus, a correctional institution and the city jail.

Charlene Deeken - Director of Public Safety

The mission of the Director's Office is to oversee and coordinate the efforts of Department of Public Safety to safeguard the City's state of well-being, protect lives and property, and ensure the complete safety of the 319,294 people who live in the City, and the one million people who work, traverse and visit the City of St. Louis daily.


International ShakeOut Day is October 19th 2017
Drop, Cover and Hold On at 10:19 a.m.
News/Announcement | City Emergency Management Agency,Department of Public Safety | 10/17/2017

Circuit Judge Jimmie M Edwards New Director of Public Safety
St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson Appoints Circuit Judge Jimmie M. Edwards Director of Public Safety
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Department of Public Safety | 10/13/2017

Downtown St. Louis Transportation Study 2017
The Downtown Multimodal Study includes a signal timing plan, a robust multimodal transportation network, as well as a Protected Bike Network Plan.
News/Announcement | Department of Streets,Department of Public Safety,Street Division,Traffic and Lighting Division | 10/12/2017

2017 Fire Prevention Week
Oct. 8 - 14, 2017
Newsgram | Fire Department | 10/01/2017

2017 Earthquake Drill
Join the millions of people worldwide on Oct. 19 at 10:19 a.m. local time who will practice earthquake preparedness
Newsgram | Department of Public Safety | 10/01/2017

Mayor Krewson and Chief O'Toole call for independent investigation into Police Department's response to demonstrations
Mayor and Police Chief pledge investigation of St. Louis City Police Department’s response to demonstrations and civil disobedience.
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Metropolitan St. Louis Police Department | 09/27/2017

Contact Information

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Phone: (314) 622-3391

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

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

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