Category: MO State Emergency Management Agency

MO State Emergency Management Agency

End of daylight saving time is chance to test smoke alarms, change batteries or install new smoke alarms in your home

State fire marshal urges Missourians without working smoke alarms to contact local fire departments or American Red Cross to obtain…

New training standards for Missouri law enforcement officers approved on emergency basis and take effect Jan. 1, 2021

Beginning in 2021, all officers will be required to take one hour each of de-escalation and implicit bias training annually…

Gov. Parson awards Missouri Public Safety Medals to first responders and civilians for heroic actions in 2019

11 First Responders and 6 Civilians Receive Missouri’s Highest Public Safety Honors Original Source

State Fire Marshal urges Missourians refrain from outdoor burning until conditions improve

Portions of southwest Missouri are experiencing extreme drought conditions Original Source

Missouri to honor state’s fallen firefighters in virtual service on Sunday, October 11

Governor Parson has proclaimed Sunday, Oct. 11 as Missouri Fire Service Memorial Day Original Source

More than 325,000 Missourians already registered for annual statewide ‘ShakeOut’ earthquake drill Oct. 15

Sign up now to participate in this year’s ‘Drop, Cover, Hold On’ drill Original Source

Over 100 to participate Saturday in fourth annual State Fire Marshal’s 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb

Last year’s event commemorating firefighters killed on 9/11 raised over $16,000 for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, which supports firefighters’…

POST Commission Votes to Require Annual De-escalation and Implicit Bias Training for Law Enforcement Officers

Commission Also Grants Preliminary Approval for Lincoln University to Establish Nation’s First Law Enforcement Basic Training Academy at a Historically…

Fire Prevention Week 2020 focuses on kitchen fires, the leading cause of residential fires in the U.S.

National Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 4 – 10, calls attention to simple, preventive steps to reduce fires in the kitchen…

More Than $9 Million in Grants Approved for Six Missouri School Districts to Provide Protection Against Tornadoes

Federal Emergency Management Agency approves plans for schools in six Missouri counties to shelter total of more than 4,500 students,…

POST Commission to hold final Listening Session Wednesday, Sept. 2, to discuss comments received in public survey on law enforcement training and discipline

More than 1,600 Missourians responded to the survey of their interactions with law enforcement officers; public invited to listen to…

Missouri’s statewide ‘ShakeOut’ earthquake drill set for Oct. 15

Hundreds of thousands of Missourians expected to participate in ‘Drop, Cover, Hold On’ exercise Original Source

POST Commission and Department of Public Safety to discuss comments received in public surveys on law enforcement training and discipline in Missouri

Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission will conduct public listening session on Aug. 26 to discuss survey of law enforcement…

Missouri POST Commission and Department of Public Safety invite public to comment on law enforcement training and discipline in Missouri

Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission will also conduct public listening sessions to discuss comments received from citizens and law…

State Fire Marshal urges caution for those who use consumer fireworks this July 4th, as some public fireworks displays are canceled

Sales at seasonal retailers are legal in Missouri from June 20 to July 10 Original Source

Governor Parson Begins Process to Obtain Federal Disaster Assistance for Severe Storms in Missouri on May 3 – 4

Governor Parson Requests Damage Assessments for 19 Missouri Counties Original Source