Effective January 1, 2020:  You must schedule an appointment if you wish to have a car seat check. The seat check will last at least 30 minutes. You'll be provided instructions on how to properly install the seat yourself; we no longer install seats for you. Call 573-339-6365 to make arrangements. 


The Safe Communities initiative is working to expand partnerships in the community to access local injury data. Through this information areas of concern are determined and new effective strategies for injury prevention are developed. 


Safe Communities coordinates multi-jurisdictional law enforcement efforts throughout Cape Girardeau County through the following agencies:

Cape Girardeau Police Department 
Cape Girardeau County Sheriff’s Office 
Jackson Police Department 
Southeast Missouri State University Department of Public Safety

For More Information on Safe Communities: 
Ashley Koehler, Coordinator 
Phone: 573-335-6621, Extension 1808

For More Information on TRACTION: 
Rachel Penny, Coordinator
Phone: 573-335-6621, Extension 1821