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
Interim 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 (CEMA)
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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Request for Proposals (RFP) for Testing Procedures for Fire Captain and Battalion Chief Classifications
Opens: 07/14/2021 | Closes: 08/13/2021 04:00 PM
Mayor Tishaura Jones & Congresswoman Cori Bush Tour Public Safety and Social Service Locations, Meet with Denver Mayor Michael Hancock
The Mayor and Congresswoman learned more about Denver’s STAR program which redirects some 911 calls to mental health professionals and social workers.
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Department of Public Safety | 07/09/2021
Battalion Chief Derrick Phillips Recognized
2021 Recipient of the American Society for Public Administration's Doris A. Davis Master's Thesis Award
Newsgram | Fire Department | 07/01/2021
Jones Administration to Offer Update on Medium Security Institution
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Department of Public Safety | 06/30/2021
City Announces New Summer Programming at St. Louis Schools Through Youth Development Collaborative
Five new youth programming sites for the summer to keep youth safe and engaged while school is out.
News/Announcement | Office of the Mayor,Department of Public Safety | 06/28/2021
Dale Glass To Resign as Corrections Commissioner
Dale Glass, Corrections Commissioner for the City of St. Louis, will be resigning from his position at the end of the month.
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Corrections Division | 05/12/2021
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