DPS Dispatch

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.

Your home is your greatest monetary asset and you should take steps to ensure its safety. Good safety measures are habit forming, and law enforcement experts from the North Carolina Department of Public Safety came up with some easy to follow tips for securing your home to help keep it safe.

It’s not every day that a state or local law enforcement officer gets recognized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, but that’s just what happened recently to an Alcohol Law Enforcement special agent.

Ground was broken on the imposing stone fortress known as Central Prison in Raleigh 150 years ago as convicts wielded shovels and chipped granite blocks from a nearby quarry to build its 30-foot walls.

Pilot program working to help those under supervision break drug dependency.

The holidays are upon us and that means people will be hitting the road. AAA estimates that 49.3 million travelers will be on roadways this year, and that will be the most since 2005. With more traffic on the streets, drivers can expect delays and an increased risk of accidents.

Every year, millions of women, children and men around the world become the victims of human trafficking., subjecting them to forced labor or sexual exploitation.  North Carolina consistently ranks within the Top 10 states with the most reported number of human trafficking cases. 

Former warden Dennis Daniels looks back with a sense of pride and accomplishment on his nearly 40 years of service in the only fulltime work environment he ever knew.