Public Safety Center

The Public Safety Center was a busy place in 2015:

  • 725 meetings held
  • 11,000 + visitors
  • 2,712 hours of training

Agencies who utilized the PSC in 2015 include:

  • National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
  • Missouri State Highway Patrol
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA)
  • MoDOT
  • National Weather Service, Springfield, MO
  • Missouri Structural Assessment and Visual Evaluation (SAVE) Coalition
  • CoxHealth Systems

Greene County Public Safety Center Video

Greene County Public Safety Center Fast Facts

  • The building is home to the Springfield-Greene County Office of Emergency Management, Springfield-Greene County 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Center, the Greene County Sheriffs Office Training and Professional Standards Divisions.
  • During an activation, the building may house up to 200 personnel; including representation from law enforcement, fire, public works, utiliies, hospitals, public health, public information, National Guard, state officials, releif agencies, and more.
  • The building is built to FEMA 361 Standards and can withstand winds of up to 250 mph. 
  • A 600 kilowatt generator provides emergency back-up power.
  • The foundation and surrounding lot and structures consist of 5,146 cubic yards of concrete.
  • The visual display in the Emergency Operations Center is 16' by 34' and capable of displaying 16 individual information feeds.
  • The emergency operations center serves as the State of Missouri's emergency backup, should the Jefferson City facilitiy experience down time.
The $19.7 million building was funded by a variety of sources, including:
  • $1 million FEMA Grant, secured by Congressman Roy Blunt
  • $1.1 million in COPS Technology Grants, secured by Congressman Roy Blunt
  • $450,000 Department of Energy Grant, secured by Congressman Roy Blunt
  • $300,000 Energy Efficiency Community Block Grant
  • Up to $1 million a year in voter-approved 9-1-1 Sales Tax Funds
  • $550,000 Emergency Management Performance Grant
  • $1.1 million per year of Greene County General Revenue beginning in 2016 when bonds for other projects are retired.

Open now for over three years, the PSC has made its mark as a premier place to hold meetings, provide trainings, and host events.

To request meeting space in the Public Safety Center, use the following forms:

PSC Facilities Use Form (Microsoft Word Fillable)

PSC Faciltiies Use Form (Adobe PDF Fillable)

PSC Parking Map (Adobe PDF)