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

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

Divisions

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
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.

Corrections Division
Information and links concerning the City Justice Center (City Jail) and the Medium Security Institution (Workhouse)

Excise Division
A division of the Department of Public Safety that oversees all liquor licenses in the City of St. Louis.

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 Department
The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department (SLMPD) serves the City of St. Louis.

Reference 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

Top Requested Pages

Alarm Registration and False Alarm Management
City Service Requests, How To
Housing Conservation Inspection (Occupancy Permit)
How to Become a Firefighter
Inmate's or Former Inmate's Property Return
Making Bond - Posting Bail
Residential Construction

 News

Free Gun Locks at City Hall on June 21
Free gun locks will be available at St. Louis City Hall from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Press release | Department of Public Safety | 06/14/2017

Citizen Advisory Committee Announced to Assist Search for City Police Chief
Mayor Lyda Krewson has formed a Citizen Advisory Committee that will help guide the City during the search for a new chief of police
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Metropolitan St. Louis Police Department | 05/25/2017

City of St. Louis Conducts Emergency Evacuation Drills at City Government Buildings
On the morning of Tuesday, May 23, 2017, employees at City Hall and the 1520 Market Street building will participate in emergency drills.
Press release | Department of Public Safety,City Emergency Management Agency | 05/23/2017

City of St. Louis Invites Department of Justice Diagnostic Center to Help Address Youth Gun Violence
The City will begin embarking on recommendations set forth by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Diagnostic Center
Press release | Department of Public Safety,Office of the Mayor | 04/06/2017

Tornado Drill for City Employees
All City departments encouraged to participate on Monday, March 6, 2017 at 11 a.m.
Newsgram | City Emergency Management Agency | 03/01/2017

Contact Information

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Phone: (314) 622-3391

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

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

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