Press Releases

The North Carolina Private Protective Services Board (PPSB) has selected Tamara Rabenold to lead the Private Protective Services Board as chairperson. Rabenold is the first woman to serve in this position since the Board was created 50 years ago.

The State Highway Patrol proudly welcomed 22 new troopers today at a graduation ceremony held for the 159th Basic Highway Patrol School. The ceremony celebrates 29 weeks of extensive training to prepare the graduates for a meaningful career in law enforcement.

Damage assessments are ongoing in Nash and Edgecombe counties following a tornado that touched down last month.

On Tuesday, August 1, 2023, Governor Roy Cooper signed a state disaster declaration for the Town of Dortches in Nash County that suffered damages from an EF-3 tornado on July 19. The declaration makes additional assistance available to the town.

The State Emergency Response Commission will meet on Friday, July 21, at the State Emergency Operations Center.

State and local law enforcement officials have apprehended a juvenile who on July 9 failed to return to community commitment at Eckerd Connects, following a home visit in Wayne County.