Office of the Secretary

The secretary of the Department of Public Safety serves as the sole representative on the governor's cabinet for the state's law enforcement, corrections and emergency management responsibilities. The DPS secretary oversees the state's homeland security coordination.

The department has more than 21,000 sworn law enforcement and civilian employees, along with more than 13,000 North Carolina National Guard soldiers and airmen.
Mailing Address 
N.C. Department of Public Safety
4201 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, N. C. 27699-4201
Street Address 
N.C. Department of Public Safety
512 N. Salisbury St.
Raleigh, N. C. 27604
Telephone Number: 919-733-2126
Fax Number: 919-715-8477