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Governor Dayton Signs Law Directing MN DPS to Start Planning for REAL ID Compliance

​The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is now beginning to plan for upgrades to Minnesota driver's licenses in order to comply with the federal REAL ID Act. Commissioner Dohman reached out to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to tell them Governor Dayton signed the bill that begins the planning process.

The first step is a report that will be submitted to the legislature by April 14.

Read more on the DVS News page.

MMSC Training Sites Host Intermediate Rider Course Training Weekend May 7-8

​Additional Intermediate Rider Courses have been added at most MMSC training sites for the first-ever Intermediate Rider Course Training weekend May 7 and 8. All courses are guaranteed to run no matter how many students have enrolled in the course. Participate in this training weekend and register for a course today.

Emergency Alerts on Your Cell Phone

​In weather emergencies, warnings can save lives. But traditional warning methods such as television, radio and outdoor sirens don’t always reach everyone. Emergency officials now have a way to send warnings directly to cell phones in affected areas — Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEAs). These warnings will be broadcast to all phones within range of designated cell towers.

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Video Description: The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division (DPS-AGED) works with Native American tribes to ensure compliance with the state-tribal agreements so that gaming is fair for all. Check out the latest video in the DPS MIC'D UP series that shows the inspection process and how slot machines are regulated in Minnesota.
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