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The mission of Public Safety Services is to uphold the law and provide for the safety and security of lives and property. This mission includes providing courteous and professional assistance in the areas of: State Police functions (such as traffic enforcement, criminal and narcotics investigations, gaming enforcement, crime analysis and criminal records keeping); licensing of motor vehicles and drivers; promotion of highway and fire safety; regulation of liquefied petroleum gas handling and distribution; and the regulation and oversight of gaming in the State of Louisiana.

The goals of Public Safety Services are:

  1. Devote all efforts and resources to provide all citizens of Louisiana with the highest quality of service and protection.
  2. Develop, implement and improve programs required by statutes, policies, rules and regulations.
  3. Increase promotion of effectiveness outcomes, planning and accountability with all agencies of Public Safety Services.

The vision of Public Safety Services is to provide the people of Louisiana with unparalleled safety and protection for life and property, focusing on leadership by example with maximization of resources and quality customer services. Public Safety Services will set an example of making a difference in the lives of Louisiana’s citizens and visitors to the state by committing to excellence, professionalism and quality in providing service to ensure the safest environment for Louisiana.

Public Safety Services is comprised of seven agencies: Office of Management and Finance, Office of State Police, Office of Motor Vehicles, Office of the State Fire Marshal, Gaming Control Board, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Commission, and the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission.


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