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The Franklin County Sheriff Office is searching for Jamella Cooley Johnson
July 4, 2015 4:16 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Jamella Cooley Johnson.

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The Raleigh Police Department is searching for Rodney Lewis Clark, Jr
July 1, 2015 11:43 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Rodney Lewis Clark, Jr.

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The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department is searching for Willie Lee Sherman
June 29, 2015 11:57 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Willie Lee Sherman.

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The Chatham County Sheriff is searching for Jordan Trogdon
June 24, 2015 8:47 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Jordan Trogdon.

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The Chapel Hill Police Department is searching for Roger Blair Hartsell
June 10, 2015 8:30 AM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Roger Blair Hartsell.

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The durham police is searching for TONY RAY GUNTER
June 2, 2015 9:28 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, TONY RAY GUNTER.

Department of Public Safety

The overall mission of the Department of Public Safety is to improve the quality of life for North Carolinians by reducing crime and enhancing public safety.

The secretary serves as the sole representative on the Governor's Cabinet for the state's law enforcement, correction and emergency response community.

The department focuses citizen and legislative attention on law enforcement and public safety issues, such as the supervision of offenders in prison or in juvenile detention centers and in community supervision, drinking and driving, underage access to alcohol and tobacco, the proper use of child safety seats, crime prevention and preparation for natural disasters.

In addition to natural disasters, the department is constantly updating plans and providing training for local officials to respond to emergencies such as terrorism, communicable diseases, nuclear power plant incidents and civil unrest.

This agency  serves as the coordinating agency for North Carolina's homeland security preparedness.

 

 

Department of Public Safety overview brochure

NCDPS Organizational Chart


Number of positions : 

Administration   689
Adult Correction   20,067
Alcohol Law Enforcement   119
Emergency Management   194
Crime Commission   25
Juvenile Justice   1,319
National Guard   187
State Capitol Police   94
State Highway Patrol   2,284
Victim Services   19
Total   24,997

     

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