Press Releases

The N.C. State Highway Patrol and State Bureau of Investigation will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the planned construction of a new armory and technical services unit facility.

After countless years and a long history of disturbances and calls for service by the Graham County Sheriff’s Office, the community has collaborated with the Sheriff’s Office to ensure their children and families are safer.

Recently, Wilkes County Superior Court Judge Michael Duncan signed a consent judgment for a Chapter 19 Nuisance Abatement action against Indigo Hospitality One LLC, Tejalbahen Patel and Girishbhai Patel, the property owners of America’s Best Value Inn,

The application period for the ReBuild NC Homeowner Recovery Program will close at 5 p.m. Friday, April 21, with available federal funding committed to applications currently in process and those expected in the weeks ahead.

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol maintains national law enforcement accreditation through the Commission on Law Enforcement for Accreditation (CALEA). As a part of this process, an opportunity is provided to citizens of North Carolina for public feedback via the CALEA Portal.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced the creation of a statewide Office of Violence Prevention that will be located in the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. By coordinating efforts across state agencies and partnering with local leaders, the new office will focus on reducing violence and firearm misuse in North Carolina.

The Task Force for Safer Schools will meet on Wednesday, March 15, from 10 a.m.

On Thursday, March 9, at approximately 1:47 a.m., the State Highway Patrol responded to a traffic collision involving a vehicle in a ditch on NC 73 near Lowell Road in Albemarle (Stanly County).  Upon arriving to the collision scene, the responding trooper observed the suspected driver involved in the collision to be in possession of a firearm in his waistband.  

March 5-11 is Severe Weather Preparedness Week and Governor Roy Cooper is urging North Carolinians to prepare and practice safety plans in case severe weather strikes.

N.C. Governor’s Crime Commission on Thursday released research by its Criminal Justice Analysis Center that provides new insight into domestic and family violence reported in the state of North Carolina. The report, “Justice Analysis Review: Identifying Domestic Violence in North Carolina,” provides a review of reported domestic violence that includes not only aggravated assault and homicide, but also offenses such as simple assault, kidnapping and intimidation.

Media Advisory: Governor’s Crime Commission will host its next quarterly meeting on Thursday, March 2, 2023, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at 1201 Front St, Raleigh, NC 27609.

The West Church Street community should soon see some changes after property owners in this community have cooperated with law enforcement to abate several nuisance properties.

The N.C. Department of Public Safety’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR) and the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Coastal Management (DCM) will host the inaugural North Carolina Resilient Communities Funding Forum on Feb. 28 in Greenville.

After a long history of disturbances, search warrants, drug violations and calls to the Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office, the Meadowbrook community has cooperated with the Sheriff’s Office to ensure their children and families are safer.