State - NC Police

State Starts New Unit to Combat Cyberattacks

5 hours 28 min ago
Monday, March 19, 2018

The N.C. Department of Public Safety is partnering with the N.C. Department of Information Technology to combat the growing threat of cyberattacks.

First Prison Reform Advisory Board to Meet Tuesday

7 hours 12 min ago
Monday, March 19, 2018

The Department of Public Safety has announced the first meeting of the Prison Reform Advisory Board will be Tuesday, March 20. Secretary Erik A. Hooks has appointed retired Army Maj. Gen. Elizabeth (Beth) Austin as chairperson for the board.

UPDATE: Gaston Correctional Center Inmate Thomas Walker Back in Custody

Sat, 03/17/2018 - 13:16
Saturday, March 17, 2018

Gaston Correctional Center minimum custody inmate Thomas Walker (#0421574), who was reported missing from the facility Thursday night, turned himself in to prison authorities Fr

Gaston Correctional Center Inmate Missing From Facility

Fri, 03/16/2018 - 06:09
Friday, March 16, 2018

State correctional and local law enforcement officers are seeking Gaston Correctional Center minimum custody inmate Thomas Walker (#0421574), who was reported missing from the f

Department Announces Additional Steps Taken to Improve Prison Safety

Thu, 03/15/2018 - 13:00
Thursday, March 15, 2018

The Department of Public Safety today announced additional action steps taken to improve prison safety. The prison reform measures involve security policies and practices, training and hiring.

Winter Weather Impacts Much of State But Not Expected to Linger Long

Mon, 03/12/2018 - 14:54
Monday, March 12, 2018

Much of North Carolina is feeling the effects of the latest winter storm, and North Carolinians should follow forecasts closely as snowfall spreads across the state, Governor Roy Cooper cautioned today.

Governor urges caution during late blasts of winter weather

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 14:44
Sunday, March 11, 2018

Governor Cooper is urging North Carolinians to pay close attention to the weather forecast today and tomorrow as low temperatures and the potential for a wintry mix of precipitation impact the state.

State Capitol Police Welcomes New Deputy Chief

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 14:44
Thursday, March 8, 2018

State Capitol Police Chief Glen Allen today announced Roger “Chip” Hawley will join the agency as its new deputy chief. Hawley, a veteran law enforcement professional with 32 years’ experience, will assume his duties on March 12.

State Working to Improve School Safety

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 09:58
Thursday, March 8, 2018

State leaders are urging local law enforcement and school districts to work closely together to ensure that all North Carolina schools are safe and offered state tools and resources to help.

Larry Dail Named Eastern Region Director for Prisons

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 09:17
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

RALEIGH - The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Craven Correctional Institution Administrator Larry Dail as the new Eastern Region director for Prisons

Governor’s Crime Commission Quarterly Meeting

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 08:01
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

What:  Governor's Crime Commission Quarterly Meeting

Prepare, Practice for Severe Weather. Governor Cooper Urges North Carolinians

Wed, 03/07/2018 - 07:22
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Governor Roy Cooper has declared March 4 – 10 Severe Weather Preparedness Week and urges North Carolinians to prepare and practice safety plans in case severe weather strikes.

Off Duty Trooper and Citizen Rescues Collision Victim

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 14:29
Monday, March 5, 2018

The quick actions on the part of a North Carolina State Highway Patrolman and an associate dean at Campbell University are being hailed today for helping to save a man that had been involved in a collision . Trooper D. L.

NC Public Safety, National Guard Host Job Fair

Thu, 03/01/2018 - 12:18
Thursday, March 1, 2018

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety and the National Guard today hosted a one-day career event at Joint Force Headquarters in Raleigh.

Students and adults practice tornado drills Wednesday

Wed, 02/28/2018 - 13:46
Wednesday, February 28, 2018


What: Statewide Tornado Drill as part of Severe Weather Preparedness Week
            Root Elementary School in Raleigh will host reporters covering the tornado drill

State Capitol Police Looking for Three Suspects in Larceny of U.S. and State Flags from N.C. Department of Justice Building

Tue, 02/27/2018 - 13:30
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

State Capitol Police are looking for three individuals suspected in the larceny of United States and North Carolina flags that were stolen from atop the N.C. Department of Justice building on W. Edenton street in the early morning hours of Sunday, Feb. 18.

Escaped Gaston Correctional Center Inmate Dies in Single-Vehicle Accident

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 16:01
Monday, February 26, 2018

A Gaston Correctional Center minimum custody inmate who left his outside work assignment was killed today in a single vehicle accident.

State Highway Patrol Holds Promotional Ceremony

Mon, 02/26/2018 - 10:02
Monday, February 26, 2018

Colonel Glenn M. McNeill Jr., commander of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol, provided remarks to the 76 newly promoted members of the state highway patrol, their families and friends in a ceremony today in Cary.

MEDIA ADVISORY: North Carolina State Highway Patrol Holds Promotional Ceremony

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 09:02
Thursday, February 22, 2018

77 employees of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol will be recognized for promotions in a ceremony on Monday, February 26, 2018. The promotional ceremony will be held at the Colonial Baptist Church located at 6051 Tryon Road, Cary at 10 a.m.