Press Releases

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety hosted three Helping Enhance Autism Response Training sessions April 11-13 for law enforcement and first responder agencies.

A mother has been charged following an North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement Division (NC ALE) investigation into a vehicle crash involving a teen driver and teen passenger.   

North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement (NC ALE) special agents searched a residence in Robeson County. The search resulted in one individual arrested on alcohol, drugs, and gun charges.  

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

The N.C. Office of Recovery and Resiliency (NCORR) is accepting public comments through Wednesday, May 3 on a proposed amendment to the action plan for administering HUD Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery funds in areas of the state impacted by Tropical Storm Fred.

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.