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The Wake County Sheriff Office is searching for Elizabeth Sierra Holder
July 31, 2015 1:18 AM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Elizabeth Sierra Holder.

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The Lexington Police Department is searching for George James Orgeron
July 30, 2015 10:33 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, George James Orgeron.

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The Laurel Park Police Department or 911 is searching for Gerald Matthew Adkins
July 30, 2015 9:55 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Gerald Matthew Adkins.

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The Durham Police Department is searching for Katelynne Abreonah Pearl Garrison
July 30, 2015 9:42 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Katelynne Abreonah Pearl Garrison.

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The Cumberland County Sheriff Office is searching for Howell Quatajia Louann
July 30, 2015 12:37 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Howell Quatajia Louann.

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The Winston Salem Police Department is searching for Irene Patricia Williams
July 28, 2015 8:00 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Irene Patricia Williams.

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The Polk County Sheriff's Office is searching for BRUCE EDWARD KISER
July 26, 2015 3:39 AM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, BRUCE EDWARD KISER.

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The Durham Police Department is searching for Samuel Cole Middleton
July 25, 2015 6:17 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Samuel Cole Middleton.

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The Durham Police Department is searching for Tony Ray Gunter
July 10, 2015 11:08 AM -- 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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