Missouri Department of Public Safety Website

Missouri Department of Public Safety: Traffic violations and domestic violence incidents on the rise

The Missouri Public Safety Director Sandy Karsten says highway traffic has picked up since the state has reopened for business But traffic violation numbers have passed those of a normal year—already.     Director Karsten says that violence at home has increased while people have had to stay at home.     Karsten asks residents […]

Missouri Governor Mike Parson

Governor Parson announces first phase of “Show Me Strong Recovery Plan” beginning May 4, 2020

Governor Mike Parson announced the first phase of the “Show Me Strong Recovery” Plan outlining how Missouri will gradually begin to reopen economic and social activity on Monday, May 4, 2020.  Governor Parson was joined by Missouri Hospital Association President and CEO Herb Kuhn, MO HealthNet Director Todd Richardson, Missouri Department of Economic Development Director […]

School Safety

Audio: New Missouri task force designed to create statewide school safety plan

Governor Parson has signed an executive order creating a task force to develop a statewide plan for school safety. The governor says school security threats are a complex issue that cannot have a one-size-fits-all approach. He wants the task force to study existing best practices to improve school safety in Missouri. The group is supposed […]