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Tue 5/14/2024 07:36 AMHave A Safe Memorial Day Weekend!


Memorial Day weekend brings Missouri to life with busy state parks, lakes, and attractions, along with sporting events, barbecues, and gatherings of friends and family.

Fri 5/3/2024 08:30 AM May 18-24 Is National Safe Boating Week!


Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, would like to stress the importance of safe boating.

Wed 5/1/2024 03:31 PMMissouri State Highway Patrol Seeks Commercial Vehicle Officer Applicants


The Missouri State Highway Patrol, a premiere law enforcement agency, is accepting applications for new commercial vehicle officers.

Tue 4/30/2024 08:45 AMMissouri State Highway Seeking Applicants For 123rd Recruit Class


The Missouri State Highway Patrol, a premier law enforcement agency, is testing for new troopers.

Mon 4/29/2024 03:49 PMMay Is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month


Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, would like to make the public aware that May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month.

Mon 4/29/2024 02:19 PM Lieutenant Thad M. Wilson Retires Effective May 1, 2024


Lieutenant Thad M. Wilson, acting director of the Governor’s Security Division, General Headquarters, Jefferson City, MO, retires after 28 years, 10 months of dedicated service.

Mon 4/29/2024 10:32 AMDriver Examination Stations To Close Statewide For Upcoming Holidays


Driver examination stations to close statewide for Truman's birthday and Memorial Day holidays.

Mon 4/29/2024 08:42 AMPatrol Recognizes 29 Employees At Annual Awards Banquet


Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, congratulates the following employees who were recognized for their actions at the awards ceremony April 27, 2024.

Fri 4/26/2024 04:57 PMMay Is Bicycle Safety Month!


Warmer weather encourages people to be more active outdoors. In the coming weeks, more and more bicycles will be sharing the road with motorists.

Wed 4/17/2024 10:56 AM Five New Troopers Graduate From Patrol’s Accelerated Academy


Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces that five troopers graduated from the Patrol’s Accelerated Law Enforcement Academy today, April 17, 2024.

Tue 4/9/2024 05:26 PM Captain Jason M. Pace To Retire May 1, 2024


Captain Jason M. Pace, director of the Recruiting & Community Outreach Division, General Headquarters, Jefferson City, MO, will retire effective May 1, 2024, after 26 years and 10 months of dedicated service.

Tue 4/9/2024 08:25 AMLieutenant Danielle E. Heil Promoted


Lieutenant Danielle E. Heil, assistant director of the Division of Drug and Crime Control, will be promoted to captain and designated director of the Recruiting and Community Outreach Division effective May 1, 2024.

Wed 4/3/2024 04:41 PMSix New Troopers To Graduate From Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Accelerated Law Enforcement Academy


Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces that six troopers will graduate from the Patrol’s Accelerated Law Enforcement Academy on Wednesday, April 17, 2024.

Wed 4/3/2024 12:06 PMSolar Eclipse & Driver Examination Testing


The public should be aware the upcoming solar eclipse may affect driver examination skills testing times.

Thu 3/21/2024 06:03 PMSafety Is Important During Total Solar Eclipse


The Missouri State Highway Patrol asks the public to be aware of and plan for the total solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, 2024.

Mon 3/11/2024 01:51 PMTroop F Seeks Applicants For Community Alliance Program


Troop F is seeking individuals interested in attending a Community Alliance Program. The Community Alliance Program will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2024, and will be hosted at the Troop F Headquarters in Jefferson City.

Mon 3/11/2024 12:41 PMTroop F Promotion


Corporal Dennis D. Mathes has been promoted to sergeant and will remain in his current assignment in marine operations.

Fri 2/16/2024 10:12 AMHuman Remains Identified As Missing Osage County Man


The Missouri State Highway Patrol’s Division of Drug and Crime Control announces the recovery of human remains, identified as Derek C. Holtmeyer, 35, of Linn, Missouri.

Fri 2/9/2024 08:53 AMCaptain Dusty L. Hoffman Named Division Director, Public Information and Education Division, Jefferson City


Captain Dusty L. Hoffman, director of Governor’s Security Division, General Headquarters, Jefferson City, is being named division director and transferring to Public Information and Education Division, General Headquarters, Jefferson City, effective immediately.

Mon 2/5/2024 01:20 PMDriver Examination Stations To Close Statewide For Upcoming Holidays


Driver Examination Stations closed February 12, 2024 and February 19, 2024.

Fri 1/12/2024 07:46 AMCaptain John J. Hotz To Retire February 1, 2024


Captain John J. Hotz, director of the Public Information and Education Division, will retire effective February 1, 2024, after more than 34 years of dedicated service.

Tue 1/9/2024 11:44 AMPatrol Participates In Human Trafficking Awareness Initiative


The Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division will participate in a five-day Human Trafficking Awareness initiative January 8-12, 2024.

Tue 1/9/2024 09:10 AMDriver Examination Stations To Close Statewide In Observance Of Martin Luther King Jr. Day


Driver examination stations throughout the state will be closed Monday, January 15, 2024, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Mon 1/8/2024 10:27 AMPatrol Adds July 2024 Accelerated Academy With No Residency Relocation


Accelerated Academy in 2024, with no required residency relocation for in-state applicants.

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