NOTICE: To protect the health and safety of the public and our employees, DCP employees will no longer be at 450 Columbus Blvd. Please do not send mail. We recommend using our online services, or sending an email to the appropriate division/person instead. Phone lines will have limited support, and voicemails will be returned when possible. We apologize for any inconvenience.

About the Department of Consumer Protection

Our mission is to ensure a fair and equitable marketplace, safe products and services for consumers in the industries that we license, regulate and enforce. 

We are responsible for protecting citizens from marketplace fraud, unfair business practices, and physical injury from unsafe items. This protection is achieved through licensure, inspection, investigation, enforcement and public education activities in six major areas: 

We also administer sixteen professional Boards, Councils and Commissions to review, establish and maintain educational training and examination standards. The Gaming Policy Board works in cooperation with the Gamining division to implement and administer the statutory and regulatory provisions governing legalized gaming.
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