Missouri Department of Public Safety

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The Missouri Department of Public Safety is a department of the State of Missouri in the United States. It administers a broad range of the state's public service agencies including the division of alcohol and tobacco control, the division of fire safety, the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the Missouri National Guard, and the water patrol. The gaming commission is also overseen by the department and is responsible for monitoring bingo and riverboat gambling operations. Additionally, the Missouri Department of Public Safety administers the state emergency management agency (SEMA), which coordinates the response to natural and man-made disasters, and the state office of homeland security.

Senior Staff[edit]

Jerry Lee, Director
Andrea Spillars, Deputy Director
Tracy McGinnis, General Counsel
Chris Pickering, Homeland Security Coordinator
Mike O'Connell, Communications Director

External links[edit]

Website: http://www.dps.mo.gov/ Missouri Department of Public Safety