Welcome to the Mississippi Department of Public Safety. Our mission is to make Mississippi a safer place for the state’s three million residents. Founded in 1938, the Mississippi Department of Public Safety currently has over 1,100 employees working within nine divisions. Our employees perform a variety of tasks, including issuing driver’s licenses and firearm permits, patrolling our roads and highways, keeping drugs off the streets, providing training and certification to law enforcement agencies, conducting forensic analysis and investigations, and much more. Thank you for your interest in the Mississippi Department of Public Safety. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the work that we provide for the great state of Mississippi.
Commissioner Sean Tindell