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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COVID-19 Vaccinations Begin for City of St. Louis Homebound Residents
The initiative to vaccinate one of the city’s most vulnerable populations launched Wednesday, with 12 clients and caregivers receiving the vaccine.
Press release | Department of Health,Department of Human Services,Fire Department,St. Louis Area Agency on Aging | 04/16/2021
Severe Weather Preparedness Week March 1-5, 2021
CEMA joins the state of Missouri in observing Severe Weather Preparedness Week starting Monday, March 1, 2021.
Press release | City Emergency Management Agency | 03/01/2021
February is Earthquake Awareness Month
CEMA is encouraging all St. Louisans to know your risk, take action, and be an example in your neighborhood.
Press release | City Emergency Management Agency | 01/29/2021
Mayor Krewson, Director Edwards, and Chief Hayden Announce Release of Final Assessment Report on the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department
Mayor Krewson, Director Edwards, and Chief Hayden release the final assessment report from Teneo Risk on the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department
Press release | Office of the Mayor,Metropolitan St. Louis Police Department | 12/21/2020
Annual Great Central U.S. Shakeout Set For October 15, 2020
All residents and businesses in the City of St. Louis encouraged participate
Press release | City Emergency Management Agency | 10/14/2020
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More Contact Info
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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