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

Daniel Isom
Director, Department of Public Safety
(314) 622-3391
Email & full profile

Useful Contacts

Alarm Registration & False Alarm Mgt.
(636) 489-0180 
Alley Light Out?
Call Ameren Missouri at 1-800-552-7583 to report it.
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


Police Chief Search and Hiring
Information, meetings, documents, RFPs and more related to the search for a new City of St. Louis Police Chief. Read more


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 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 it's Annex building

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 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.

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)
Become a Firefighter
Become a Police Officer
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


Upcoming Events

These events are coming up soon. You can also View past meetings

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Hearings for a Liquor or Beer License/Summer Garden
Excise Division | Meeting | 9:00 AM

Wednesday, Jun 01, 2022

Board of Adjustment
Department of Public Safety | Meeting | 1:30 PM

Wednesday, Jun 08, 2022

Board of Adjustment
Department of Public Safety | Meeting | 1:30 PM

Wednesday, Jun 15, 2022

Board of Adjustment
Department of Public Safety | Meeting | 1:30 PM

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2022

Board of Adjustment
Department of Public Safety | Meeting | 1:30 PM

Contact Information


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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