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Department of Public Safety

Leader changes at State Bureau of Investigation

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Some leadership changes are being made in the State Bureau of Investigation, after the Department of Public Safety took over control of the agency. Full story...
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Camp Lejeune holding hurricane preparedness town hall meeting

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Camp Lejeune officials are encouraging military members, civilian employees and families to attend a town hall meeting about being prepared for hurricane season. Full story...
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NC prisoners' harvest to help depleted food banks

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North Carolina prisoners are working to harvest more than 13 tons of turnip greens for food banks faced with depleted supplies. Full story...
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Convicted ex-lawmaker Wright on track for early prison release

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Former Wilmington lawmaker Thomas Wright is expected to only serve his minimum prison sentence because of his participation in work programs, according to the Department of Public Safety. Full story...
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NC public safety secretary leaving office suddenly

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Gov. Pat McCrory is looking for a new head of one of the state's top crime-fighting agencies. Wednesday is the last day in the office for Kieran Shanahan, who announced last week he would be leaving his position as secretary of the state Department of Public Safety after just six months on the job. Full story...
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Shanahan resigns as Public Safety Secretary

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videoNorth Carolina's secretary of the department of Public Safety is resigning, after six months on the job. Full story...
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47 arrested during Operation Coastal Watch

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videoWilmington Police, the New Hanover County's Sheriff's Office, the U.S. Marshals Violent Fugitive Task Force, and the North Carolina Department of Public Safety partnered together for Operation Coastal Watch this week. Full story...
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NC toughens rules for inmates' home leaves

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The state Department of Public Safety is making it tougher for inmates nearing the end of their sentences to make home visits. But the move falls short of North Carolina prosecutors' request that the governor scrap the program. Full story...
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AG Cooper disagrees with Senate plan to move SBI

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videoAttorney General Roy Cooper is speaking out against Republican plans to move the state bureau of investigation out of his control. Full story...
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