Missouri Constitution Section

Article IV
Section 48
November 14, 2016

Public safety, department of--duties of department--director, how appointed.

Section 48. The department of public safety shall be in charge of a director to be appointed by the governor by and with the advice and consent of the senate, and shall administer the programs provided by law to protect and safeguard the lives and property of the people of the state.

(Adopted August 8, 1972).


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