Office of the Secretary

Secretary Eddie M. Buffaloe Jr.

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

The department has more than 6,000 sworn law enforcement and civilian employees, along with more than 10,000 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
Fax Number