DPS Dispatch

NC Emergency Management professionals break down what El Niño means for North Carolina's winter weather forecast and how you can be prepared for potential frozen precipitation anywhere in the state.

The holiday season brings to the surface the things that matter most, and it is important to take the steps to protect them. Emergency Management and law enforcement experts from the Department of Public Safety share some tips to help you and your family and friends remain safe during the holidays.

November not only marks the midpoint for football season, but it is also when the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) kicks off Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience Month.

Every day, employees of the Division of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention seek to build safer communities by intervening in the lives of at-risk and justice-involved youth. Oct.

September is National Preparedness Month and is also in the middle of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, which starts June 1 and runs through November 30. Any time is a good time to work on your emergency plans, but it is especially important during hurricane season. If you haven't already, get started today with these tips.

Whether its storm surge along the coast caused by a tropical storm or riverine flooding in the mountains, across North Carolina, no one is immune to threats of flooding. Here are some tips on how to prepare.

Whether you are at the lake, river, beach or pool, stay safe by following the tips below.

Beneath the warmth of the summer sun, youth and staff at two Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention facilities shared days of fun and bonding last week, complete with water-based activities to beat the heat.

Intended to help young women explore careers in emergency management and public safety, HERricane welcomed 26 participants ranging from ninth grade to early college to an action-packed week of career exploration, skill building and networking.

As a pedestrian, you have the right of way. Nevertheless, always obey pedestrian crossing signals and be mindful of traffic. The following are some tips to keep yourself safe as a pedestrian.

A new pilot program (no pun intended) is opening up a world of possibilities for justice-involved and at-risk youth in Wake County – equipping them with the skills to fly unmanned aerial vehicles.

Second Chance Month came to Chatham Youth Development Center in a big way April 25, as the Division of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention welcomed special guests from the federal Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; the U.S.

Officers with N.C. State Capitol Police bid one of their K-9 members farewell on Thursday, April 7, 2023, as he entered retirement to live out his golden years with fewer responsibilities. K-9 Balu, a German Shepherd acquired through a cooperative effort with the N.C.

Should youthful mistakes forever alter a person’s chances of living a successful and productive life?

It’s a deceptively simple question, but the answer is complicated.

There’s no better way to broaden one’s horizons than to travel and see the world.