Welcome to the West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety (DMAPS) Website. Here you will find information about the Office of the Secretary and all 10 agencies that make up DMAPS.
The mission of the West Virginia Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety (DMAPS)
is to provide a safe and secure state by ensuring the proper response to all levels,
manners and phases of emergencies, disasters and crimes. The role of the Office of the Secretary
is to provide support, oversight and guidance to agencies involved in all facets of public safety.
This includes law enforcement and other first response agencies, as well as the state's criminal justice,
correctional and homeland security systems.