State and Regional News

MSHP to participate in Project Blue Light

    Colonel Eric T. Olson, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, announces the Missouri State Highway Patrol will again join members of Concerns of Police Survivors in paying tribute to fallen officers and showing support for law enforcement by participating in Project Blue Light.

Veteran public safety leader Zim Schwartze named Missouri Capitol Police Chief

Department of Public Safety Director Sandy Karsten today announced that Zim Schwartze has been named Chief of Missouri Capitol Police. Schwartze, a 28-year public safety veteran who is currently Director of Springfield-Greene County 911 Emergency Communications, will begin work on Jan. 6.

Delta Dental of Missouri launches online Dental Care Resource Guide to help local Missourians in need

    To help address unmet oral health needs of children and adults, Delta Dental of Missouri, the state’s dental benefits leader and a non-profit organization, recently launched the first edition of its Dental Care Resource Guide.

Missouri DHSS launches new online reporting system for adult abuse, neglect

    The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) has integrated a new online reporting system for mandated reporters to ensure all concerns of abuse, neglect and financial exploitation of the elderly and adults with disabilities are reported quickly.