Missouri State Highway Patrol

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is the highway patrol agency for Missouri and has jurisdiction anywhere within the state. Colonel Ronald K. Replogle has served as Superintendent since March 1, 2010.State laws pertaining to the Highway Patrol including its creation, powers, structure, mission and duties are specified in Chapter 43 of Missouri Revised Statutes (RSMo). According to Chapter 43.025 RSMo: "The primary purpose of the highway patrol is to enforce the traffic laws and promote safety upon the highways. As near as practicable all personnel of the patrol shall be used for carrying out these purposes.
Posts about Missouri State Highway Patrol
  • “It Only Takes One”: MO Car Accident Safety

    … that outlines what each promises to do to maximize safety. The graduated driver’s license law mandates, among other things, that 15- to 18-year-olds must wear a seat belt, along with all of their passengers. A teen can be stopped and ticketed for not wearing a seat belt. Also, texting and driving is illegal if you are 21 or younger…

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  • Missouri Traffic Violations

    … Traffic ticket fines and court fees vary by violation and county court within the state of Missouri. Speeding tickets written in the state of Missouri by the Missouri State Highway Patrol are considered state law violations while municipal police agencies write tickets that can be prosecuted in State or Municipal Court. [1] The Missouri State…

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