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The Fayetteville Police Department is searching for Lainika S White
March 27, 2015 2:53 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Lainika S White.

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The Fayetteville Police Department is searching for Marcus L Brodie
March 25, 2015 2:01 AM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Marcus L Brodie.

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The WATAUGA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE is searching for BARBARA MAE LAWRENCE
March 19, 2015 11:50 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, BARBARA MAE LAWRENCE.

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The Fayetteville PD is searching for Anthony Peredo
March 15, 2015 8:58 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Anthony Peredo.

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The Asheville Police Department is searching for Renee LaManna
March 9, 2015 4:11 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Renee LaManna.

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The RALEIGH POLICE DEPARTMENT is searching for JAMES KEITH MCGIRT
March 8, 2015 12:56 AM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, JAMES KEITH MCGIRT.

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The Shelby PD is searching for Mary Frances Mckinnon
February 21, 2015 9:46 AM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered woman, Mary Frances Mckinnon.

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The Hoke County Sheriff Office is searching for Donald Martin Calloway
February 19, 2015 2:04 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Donald Martin Calloway.

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The on behalf of Horry County Police Department SC is searching for Danny Atkin
January 29, 2015 3:35 PM -- The N.C. Center for Missing Persons has issued a Silver Alert for a missing endangered man, Danny Atkin.

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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