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Mission/Value Statement

two rangers posing by their ranger vehicleMISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Missouri State Park Rangers is to provide professional law enforcement service and protection to all park visitors, their property and the cultural and natural resources of Missouri’s state parks and historic sites. We want our visitors to have the opportunity to understand, appreciate and enjoy Missouri’s cultural and natural heritage in a safe, secure environment.


Missouri State Park Rangers value human life and the pursuit of happiness, as guaranteed by the United States Constitution. We believe that integrity is the basis for community trust. We strive for personal and professional excellence. We are accountable to all Missourians; visitors to state parks and historic sites, and to each other. We are a dedicated, caring, capable group of professionals who perform important and satisfying work for the people visiting state parks and historic sites.