NC Public SafetyPrevent. Protect. Prepare.
The overall mission of the North Carolina Department of Public Safety is to improve the quality of life for North Carolinians by reducing crime and enhancing public safety. DPS employees supervise offenders in prison, in juvenile detention centers and in community supervision.
State Troopers patrol 78,000 miles of state-maintained roads (the second largest system in the country) to keep roadways safe.
Emergency Management services include emergency preparedness and working with local and federal agencies to help individuals, families, business, non-profit groups and communities recover from disaster.
Additional programs are offered for Crime Prevention, Child Safety, Victims Services, and more.
Learn more at the North Carolina Public Safety website.