DPS Dispatch

On Thursday, December 15, State Capitol Police Class-1 cadets graduated from the Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Academy offered through Wake Technical Community College located in Raleigh, NC.

N.C. Correctional Institution for Women's offenders give their time to make Christmas cheer.

Columbus, Forsyth, Orange and Carteret correctional facilities earn exemplary audit scores.

In black robes and mortarboards over tan prison uniforms, 13 offenders graduated from the Field Ministers program Wednesday at Nash Correctional Institution.

As the year comes to an end and we celebrate the holidays with family, it is important not to let our guard down around our homes, while driving and even online.

The North Carolina State Capitol Police force headquartered in downtown Raleigh is charged with providing a safe and secure environment for employees and visitors to the State Government Complex and other state-owned properties. To recognize the hard work and dedication of these officers, Governor Roy Cooper declared December 4 – 11, 2022, as State Capitol Police Officers’ Week in North Carolina.

When the Juvenile Justice Reinvestment Act went into effect in 2019, the Division of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention faced a new challenge.

Hurricane Ian struck a devastating blow to southwest Florida before rolling through North Carolina with relatively minor impact. Several N.C. Emergency Management employees and North Carolina responders who originally had braced 

The training scenario — multiple escapees and hostages — required Prisons special teams from across the state to collaborate, making the sum greater than its individual, formidable parts.

Congratulations to 75 DPS law enforcement professionals who were recently recognized for their professional accomplishments. They were awarded Advanced Law Enforcement Certificates on Friday, Nov. 4 by the N.C.

Six Sampson Correctional Institution offenders enrolled at Campbell University were inducted Wednesday into a national honors society for nontraditional college students.

It is the darkest day in Prisons history. On Oct. 12, 2017, four staff members of Pasquotank Correctional Center died during an escape attempt. Five years later, prison employees memorialized their fallen colleagues.

On Friday, September 23, 2022, Pamlico Correctional Institution held its 45th graduation for the New Leash on Life Program. The program had been temporarily suspended in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  

An internship is a great way for someone to determine a career path. Sometimes the internship “path” can take one on a different route to the same job as others.

A few weeks ago on the morning of Aug. 31, Robeson Confinement in Response to Violation (CRV) Center and Geo Reentry Services joined forces to make International Overdose Awareness Day a memorable occasion. What the staff didn’t know was that this event would become more impactful than they could have imagined.