Press Releases

The North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission awarded three State Capitol Police officers with the Advanced Law Enforcement Certification, the highest such honor awarded by the State.

On Wednesday, Sept. 16, residents and business leaders in Granville County will have an opportunity to review and discuss the latest flood hazard and flood risk data.

UPDATE: Escaped inmate Brandon Brim was captured at about 2 a.m. Monday in Winston Salem by Wake Forest University Police as he was attempting to break into cars.

The task force created to design a comprehensive strategic plan to improve the successful reintegration of juveniles into the community following their contact with the juvenile justice system is scheduled to meet in Raleigh on Monday.

A new correctional cadet program that leads to a career path with the North Carolina Department of Public  Safety is launching in Bertie County Schools, developed jointly by the school system, community leaders, the Governor’s Office and the Department of Public Safety.

As many schools get ready to welcome back students and staff, state emergency management officials are reminding families that now is a good time to update their emergency plans.

Governor Pat McCrory signed House Bill 371 which will allow designated members of the North Carolina National Guard to carry concealed weapons in public facilities such as recruiting centers and armories.

On Friday, August 14, North Carolina State Trooper Joe D. Berrong II, 38, of North Wilkesboro, accepted the Jimmy K. Ammons North American Inspectors Grand Champion Award -- the highest honor for roadside inspectors in the United States.

North Carolina Air National Guard airmen and a C-130 aircraft based at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport here have been ordered to California at the request of federal authorities to support wildland forest fire fighting efforts there.

Two people face a September court date for illegally providing alcohol to a 19-year-old who is hospitalized in Pitt County with serious head injuries from crashing a vehicle, according to North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement.

The Department of Public Safety today during an open house offered community leaders and elected officials their first view of Cabarrus Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Concord.

Through an open house on Monday, Aug. 10, Department of Public Safety Secretary Frank L. Perry and W. David Guice, Commissioner of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice, will introduce elected officials and community leaders to the Cabarrus Regional Juvenile Detention Center.

On Tuesday, August 4, Rep. Virginia Foxx of North Carolina’s 5th District presented Trooper Brett Bush of Ashe County with the Purple Heart, a medal given to members of the military wounded or killed by enemy action or in action against the enemy.