Tag: Missouri Department of Public Safety

RELEASE: Homeland Security grant funding opportunity for Missouri nonprofit organizations at risk of terrorist attack

JEFFERSON CITY — A late federal appropriation means Missouri nonprofit organizations considered to be at high risk of a terrorist attack have until June 4, 2018 to complete applications for a federal grant that would pay for physical security enhancements. A total of only $200,000 is available for the state of Missouri, excluding the St. Louis metropolitan area, which is eligible for funding through a separate federal grant program. The Missouri Department of Public Safety, […]

STL County Council to take up domestic abuse prevention legislation at weekly meeting

County Executive Steven Stenger will recommend legislation at Tuesday’s County Council meeting that would accept and appropriate money from a grant to help retain care services for women and children residing at a local domestic abuse shelter. The legislation would accept a grant from the Missouri Department of Public Safety’s STOP Violence Against Women Act in an amount of $46,195.61. The appropriated money would be used to retain one full-time case worker and one clinical […]

Family, law enforcement officials honor fallen Missouri officer 146 years after his line-of-duty death

Commemoration ceremony for Washington County Constable Samuel Herrington’s was held on recently discovered and restored gravesite JEFFERSON COUNTY – Relatives and law enforcement officials today traveled to a remote area of Jefferson County to a recently discovered grave to honor an officer killed in the line of duty 146 years ago. Relatives of Washington County Constable Samuel T. Herrington traveled from as far as North Carolina to join the sheriffs of Jefferson and Washington counties, […]