Press Releases

Highway Patrol Involved Shooting in Lumberton

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

On Monday, October 10th at approximately 8:08 p.m., two members of the Robeson County Sheriff’s office accompanied by a sergeant with the State Highway Patrol were conducting search and rescue operations in Lumberton.  Preliminary information shows while traveling on a flooded portio

Joint operation nets 123 arrests in Robeson County

Friday, February 26, 2016

 A three day initiative dubbed Operation Zero Hour resulted in the arrest of 123 individuals and the service of 170 warrants charging individuals for various violent crimes including murder, attempted murder, manslaughter, robbery, aggravated assault, kidnapping, sexual assault, child mo

DPS Employees Receive Badge of Excellence

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Badge of Excellence awards were bestowed on 14 Department of Public Safety employees at a ceremony Jan. 21 held at the Joint Force Headquarters.

Long-time Juvenile Justice employee wins John R. Larkins Award

Friday, January 15, 2016

Administration Secretary Bill Daughtridge Jr. today presented Stanley C. Melvin, director of Pitt Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Greenville, with the prestigious John R. Larkins Award during the 2016 State Employees Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in downtown Raleigh.

Secretary Perry Addresses Eastern Gang Conference

Friday, January 8, 2016

Department of Public Safety Secretary Frank Perry addressed attendees of the 10th Annual Eastern North Carolina Gang Conference held at the University of Mount Olive on Jan. 7.

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