DPS Dispatch

On March 25, 2020, North Carolina received a federal major disaster declaration providing public assistance funding to reimburse local governments and certain private nonprofits for some of their response efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

First responders may be the first ones to arrive at the scene of emergencies, but they are not the first person someone talks to when they call for help. Telecommunicators are the ones who answer those calls for assistance and relay information to first responders. 

Per its usual practices, the Juvenile Justice Section of the N.C.

As more and more North Carolinians are working, learning or just consuming more digital content from their homes due to COVID-19, there has never been a better time to talk about internet safety.

The Department of Public Safety kicked off National Autism Awareness Month and celebrated World Autism Awareness Day on April 2 by hosting an online briefing for law enforcement and first responders.

On Tuesday, March 10, Gov. Roy Cooper issued an executive order declaring a State of Emergency as part of North Carolina’s preparedness plan for the new coronavirus or COVID-19. 

Surf City is getting a new town hall with the help of more than $500,000 from North Carolina and the FEMA Public Assistance

Attending a Department of Public Safety career fair is a wonderful chance for you to learn about employment opportunities within the department. Positions vary from engineers to State Highway Patrol troopers to IT professionals to special agents and many more.

Governor Declares March 1-7 Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Do you know how to respond when an emergency happens while in your vehicle? 

North Carolina is in the midst of the largest hurricane recovery in the state’s history: In the past four years, North Carolina has received federal disaster declarations for four hurricanes covering 77 of the state’s 100 counties.

There are more than 38,000 people employed by the Department of Public Safety, and they all support the department with their variety of different backgrounds and skillsets.

We stretch, hydrate and know our limits to stay safe and prevent injuries while exercising. These aren’t the only ways to remain safe and healthy, though. DPS officials offer the following safety tips when going outside to exercise. 

Findings published last month following a year-long independent study evaluating the food environments of North Carolina’s juvenile justice facilities indicate that staff are invested in the children in their care, meet child nutrition program requirements for all daily meals and feel that their

Storms leave behind big messes and communities need help with clean up.