ODPS is comprised of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Medical Services, Ohio State Highway Patrol, Homeland Security, and Criminal Justice Services.
oversees driver and motor vehicle licensing and registration and continues to make services more convenient, efficient and cost-effective.
coordinates activities to mitigate, prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters, both natural and man-made.
oversees the certification of emergency medical technicians and firefighters and provides that these people in lifesaving roles are properly trained, educated and prepared for emergency situations.
is an internationally accredited agency whose mission is to protect life and property, promote traffic safety and provide professional public safety services with respect, compassion, and unbiased professionalism.
leads Ohio’s commitment to addressing the threats and challenges of terrorism.
serves agencies and communities committed to reducing and preventing crime across Ohio through its research, technology, grants administration and programmatic initiatives.