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Capitol Police

The Capitol Police serve as the primary law enforcement agency for the capitol complex, as well as other state buildings in Jefferson City, patrolling the buildings and grounds 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control

The Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Control is responsible for alcoholic beverage excise tax collection, liquor licensing along with liquor and tobacco enforcement, and providing training to licensees in these areas.

Division of Fire Safety

The Division of Fire Safety provides training and certification to firefighters and emergency response personnel, investigates fires across the state, and has responsibilities related to the safety of fireworks, elevators, explosives, amusements rides, day care centers, and boilers.

Missouri Gaming Commission

The Missouri Gaming Commission regulates charitable gaming (BINGO), riverboat casino gaming, and fantasy sports contests in a manner which promotes a positive impact on the State and ensures the integrity of the industry.

Missouri State Highway Patrol

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is responsible for law enforcement on state highways and waterways, criminal investigations, criminal laboratory analysis, motor vehicle and commercial vehicle inspections, boat inspections, and public education about safety issues.

Missouri Veterans Commission

The Veterans Commission employs over 1,500 employees and provides veteran services to over 500,000 Missouri veterans. Its mission is to provide 24 hour long term skilled nursing care at seven state veterans’ homes; provide a final resting place at five state veteran cemeteries; and provide veteran benefits assistance through veteran service officers and grant partners.

Office of the Adjutant General

The Adjutant General is the chief of staff to the commander in chief and the administrative head of the 11,800 member Missouri Army and Air National Guard, Civil Air Patrol, and the State Defense Force who perform federal or state duty as required at the call of the president or governor.

Office of the Director

The Office of the Director provides administrative support for the Department of Public Safety, provides support services and resources to assist local law enforcement agencies, and provides training criteria and licensing for law enforcement officers.  The office also administers the Homeland Security Program and state and federal funds in grants for juvenile justice, victims’ assistance, law enforcement, and narcotics control.

State Emergency Management Agency

The State Emergency Management Agency helps Missourians prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters, including coordinating state disaster response and working with local, federal, and nongovernmental partners to develop state emergency plans.