Public Safety Department

Minn. Officials Ask FEMA To Assess Ice Storm Damage The state Department of Public Safety announced Wednesday that one of its top officials has asked FEMA to conduct a damage assessment after last week’s ice storm toppled trees and power lines in southwestern Minnesota.
October: Deadliest Month For Unbuckled Drivers The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says that 15 unbuckled drivers died in October -- the deadliest month of the year so far for people not wearing seat belts.
Audit Reveals Vehicle Database BreachWhen vehicle owners renew their Minnesota titles or license plates, all that information is kept in a central computer. It’s known as the Minnesota Driver and Vehicle Services (DVS) database.
97 Citations: Early Numbers From Distracted Driving DayAuthorities issued nearly 100 citations and pulled over more than 2,400 drivers who were texting last Thursday -- Distracted Driving Day.