Ryan Johnson presented Honorary Missouri State Highway Patrol Certficate

Macon, Missouri man presented with Highway Patrol Honorary Trooper Certificate

Lieutenant Steven V. Wilhoit, Assistant Director of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control, presented Macon, Missouri, resident Ryan Johnson with a Missouri State Highway Patrol Honorary Trooper Certificate. The certificate was presented to Johnson at the Chariton Valley Communications Corporate Headquarters in Macon, with his co-worker’s present. The Honorary Trooper […]

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Inmate walks away from work site at Missouri State Fair

The Missouri Department of Corrections is reporting that at approximately 12:45 a.m. Monday, August 19, offender Shannon Dewayne Watts, Department of Corrections No. 1107639, a minimum-security inmate assigned to Tipton Correctional Center, walked away from a Missouri State Fair work site at the Missouri State Fairgrounds in Sedalia, Missouri, while on work release. The Corrections […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol now accepting applications for Commercial Vehicle Officer

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is accepting applications for new commercial vehicle officers. The 10th Commercial Vehicle Officer Class is scheduled to begin training on February 3, 2020. The application deadline is October 1, 2019. Interested parties are encouraged to apply. The Human Resources Division will contact each applicant to determine their location(s) of interest. […]

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Missouri State Highway Patrol announces results of “Hazardous Moving Operation” in north Missouri

Troop H of the Highway Patrol has announced the results of a “Hazardous Moving Operation” conducted in Caldwell, Livingston, DeKalb, and Buchanan counties. Five officers patrolled the counties during the operation, which was held Sunday afternoon from 1 to 3 o’clock, with the goal of detecting traffic violations that contribute to traffic crashes. The operation […]

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Troop H to conduct DWI saturation in northern Missouri

Troop H of the Missouri State Highway Patrol will conduct three driving while intoxicated saturation events in August. The special enforcement operations will encompass every county within Troop H including Caldwell, Daviess, Grundy, Harrison, Livingston, Mercer, Clinton, DeKalb, Gentry, and Worth. The areas selected for enforcement are based on a high number of drinking-related crashes […]

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Audit of Missouri Department of Public Safety raises concerns with procedures under agency’s former director

State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a report raising concerns about the process used by the Missouri Department of Public Safety (DPS) under the agency’s former director when awarding and managing a contract for the coordination of fingerprint technology at local law enforcement agencies. “Missourians should have confidence their tax dollars are being used appropriately […]

Two People Swimming in Lake

Be a safe swimmer this Summer

Warm temperatures attract people of all ages to Missouri’s many lakes or rivers to go swimming and to cool off. Beating the heat in this manner is part of summer. “It’s fun to go swimming,” said Captain Matthew C. Walz, director of the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Water Patrol Division, “but understanding the risks and […]