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.
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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Correctional Officers Graduation - September 2018
Congratulations to the members of the latest graduating class of Correctional Officers
Newsgram | Corrections Division | 09/18/2018
Statement from Public Safety Director Judge Jimmie Edwards
Public Safety Director Judge Jimmie Edwards Statement on Circuit Attorney’s Office
Press release | Department of Public Safety | 09/04/2018
National Emergency Preparedness Month 2018
September is Emergency Preparedness Month
News/Announcement | City Emergency Management Agency | 08/31/2018
Public Notice 2018 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Application Public Hearing
| Department of Public Safety | 08/01/2018
NACOLE Article Highlighting St. Louis COB
The National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement digest posted an article highlighting the St. Louis Civilian Oversight Board.
Press release | Civilian Oversight Board | 06/05/2018
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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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