Purpose of the Missouri State Highway Patrol
Section 43.025, RSMo., states;
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.
As near as practicable, all personnel of the Patrol shall be utilized in carrying out the provisions of Sections 43.350 to 43.380."