The Ohio Department of Public Safety’s (ODPS) dedication to saving lives, reducing crashes and administering Ohio’s safety laws is unwavering. Through safety and protection we ensure the consistency of our service through our divisions: the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP); the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV); Ohio Homeland Security (OHS); the Ohio Emergency Management Agency (EMA); Emergency Medical Services (EMS); and the Office of Criminal Justice Services (OCJS). Through the work of more than 3,500 dedicated employees, we are contributing to a safer Ohio
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.
We support each other by embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion. We recognize the strengths, abilities, and uniqueness of all staff.
Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws.