Brochures

The following brochures are available, some of which can be downloaded in PDF format.
For all others, you will have to contact your local Troop Public Information Officer. All brochures can be copied as needed as long as the Missouri State Highway Patrol is given proper credit and acknowledgement.

Commercial Vehicle

Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division

  • MoVECHS Brochure
  • (shp-983) This brochure gives an overview of the Missouri Volunteer and Employee Criminal History Services (MoVECHS) program. Information includes how and where to apply, requirements to become a qualified entity and the type of background search results an agency can expect.

  • PCR Brochure
  • (shp-134) The Policy Compliance Review (PCR) brochure is intended to give a brief overview of the compliance process for all agencies receiving state and/or federal criminal history record information through the Missouri State Highway Patrol for non-criminal justice purposes. For a more complete description of the PCR process, we have provided a PCR Reference Manual in the Handbooks/Manuals section, also listed under Publications.

Information and Communication Technology Division

  • A Career in Communications
  • (shp-299) Radio communication is accepted today as one of the most valuable police weapons. Find out about the work performed by members of the Patrol's Communications Division, position requirements, and benefits available.

  • PCR Brochure
  • (shp-134) Policy Compliance Review.

Motor Vehicle Inspection

Public Information and Education

  • AMBER Alert Brochure
  • (shp-127) Information about AMBER Alerts and the criteria they must meet.

  • ATVs: Safety Comes First
  • (shp-448) Information about the proper ways to handle ATVs, the laws concerning ATVs, and safety hints are offered in this publication.

  • Bomb Brochure
  • (shp-181) Threats and Searching Techniques.

  • Club Drugs (What You Should Know)
  • (shp-542) A brief description of current club drugs and the harm they can cause.

  • Complaint Procedures
  • (shp-877) This brochure explains your rights and the procedures you can take if you feel an employee of the patrol has mistreated you in any manner.

  • Coping With An Attack
  • (shp-877) This brochure is a guide to dealing with biological, chemical and "Dirty Bomb" attacks.

  • Date Rape Drugs (What You Need To know About...)
  • (shp-261) How to recognize date rape drugs and the effects they have on people.

  • Driving Missouri's Four Seasons
  • (shp-725) Missouri has four distinct seasons and every one of those seasons brings new challenges to our drivers. This brochure explains the different driving conditions that can be expected in Missouri throughout the year.

  • Endangered Person Advisory
  • (shp-717) Information on the Endangered Person Advisory.

  • Endangered Silver Advisory
  • (shp-719) Information on missing or endangered senior adults.

  • Farm Safety
  • (shp-434) Suggestions on how to be safe while operating farm equipment on the state roadways.

  • Filling a V.O.I.D (Victims of Impaired Drivers)
  • (shp-166) If you or a loved one has been the victim of an intoxicated driver, then this brochure offers support and help.

  • Gangs
  • (shp-543) Learn more about gangs, how they are formed, who's in them, and what you can do to help eliminate gangs.

  • Grief Guide
  • (shp-219) This booklet was created to provide guidance about the grieving process and answers to commonly asked questions.

  • Highway Patrol Careers-Civilian and Uniformed Civilian Opportunities
  • (shp-836) Learn more about being a part of the Patrol's Civilian and Uniformed Civilian careers. This brochure describes the numerous career paths available within the patrol.

  • How to Ride the School Bus
  • (shp-440) This coloring book reminds children how to ride a school bus safely.

  • Identification Tips
  • (shp-741) This brochure explains how vehicle identification numbers are assigned and gives tips for determining whether or not a vehicle has been retagged.

  • Identity Theft
  • (shp-188) Learn what to do if it happens to you.

  • If You Get Stopped! What Motorists Should Do
  • (shp-747) Recommendations on what a motorist should or shouldn't do if a law enforcement officer stops them.

  • Join Our Click
  • (shp-740) This brochure provides seat belt and child restraint information.


Public Information and Education Continued

  • Learn to Walk Safely
  • (shp-443) Pedestrians have rules to follow when walking along the roadways. Safety tips for safe walking are also presented in this pamphlet.

  • Marine Theft Protection
  • (shp-633) Information keeping your boat and equipment safe from theft.

  • Motor Vehicle Systems
  • (shp-44) Information on services provided by the Motor Vehicle Unit.

  • Methamphetamine
  • (shp-271) An in-depth look at a drug that has become an epidemic in its effect on our state.

  • Missing Children's Bookmark
  • (shp-695) This bookmark reminds children to put safety first and gives specific safety tips for when they are home alone or away from home.

  • Missing Persons Clearinghouse
  • (shp-696) This brochure provides information on current services the Missing Persons Unit/Clearinghouse provides.

  • Missouri Concealed Weapons Law
  • (shp-863) This brochure explains Information about Missouri's concealed weapons law.

  • Motorcycle Safety
  • (shp-445) This brochure provides motorcycle safety information.

  • Permanent
  • (shp-93) This program is designed to enlist the help of Missouri's teen drivers to assist us in saving lives in our highways.

  • PICK Physical ID Characteristic Kit
  • (shp-738) This kit allows parents and guardians to record and keep identification records for their children.

  • Promoting Safety Through Education
  • (shp-710) Educating our youth on safety related issues.

  • Protect Missouri's Children
  • (shp-698) A pamphlet that makes suggestions on how to keep the children of our state safe in their every day environment.

  • Safe Biker
  • (shp-438) This brochure describes Games and tips concerning "Safe Biking" for younger aged children.

  • Safety Education Center
  • (shp-714) Information on the Highway Patrol's Safety Education Center

  • Safety for Women
  • (shp-447) A brochure designed for women and what can be done to stop domestic violence.

  • Safety is on Your Shoulders
  • (shp-435) Information pertaining to the law that protects police officers and emergency responders working along side our highways.

  • Security Tips for Seniors
  • (shp-436) This brochure deals with what seniors can do to help protect themselves from fraud and other crimes.

  • Straight Talk for Kids on Being Safe
  • (shp-549) Tips on teaching your child to be safe around strangers. Helpful hints are offered on how to talk to your children without scaring them.

  • Student Internship Program
  • (shp-753) This program is designed to help students develop their technical skills with authentic work experience.

  • Synthetic Drugs
  • (shp-552) Explains what Synthetic drugs are and the harm they can cause the body.

  • Tips on Burglary Prevention
  • (shp-671) Common sense things that individuals can do to make their home safer from burglary attemps.

  • Together Protecting Missouri's Citizen
  • (shp-567) A guide to services available from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

  • The Profession with a Purpose
  • (shp-24) Being a trooper is one of the most rewarding and fulfilling careers an individual can choose.

  • The Sensible Approach Bank Holdups
  • (shp-555) Information every person who works in a bank should know about surviving a bank holdup.

  • Victim/Witness Assistance
  • (shp-561) Programs and services offered by the Patrol.

  • Violent Crime Support Unit
  • (shp-556) This unit is able to assist criminal justice agencies during the investigation of serious violent crimes. Read this brochure to find out what services are available.

  • Welcome to Bicycling
  • (shp-446) Information about bicycle safety and bicycle laws is contained in this brochure.

  • Welcome to Missouri
  • (shp-441) This brochure discusses Missouri laws.

  • What to do in a Traffic Crash
  • (shp-859) This brochure can be carried in your vehicle and provides critical information that a driver will need when they are involved in a motor vehicle crash.

  • Window Tinting
  • (shp-510) Information about the Missouri window tinting law is provided in this pamphlet.

  • Winning the Battle Against Drugs
  • (shp-553) What citizens can do to help win the battle against illegal drugs and their abuse.

  • You Drink And Drive - You Pay
  • (shp-442) A look at Missouri laws concerning drinking and driving.