Department of Public Saftey http://wunc.org en Governor Orders Revision Of Prison Home Leave Policies http://wunc.org/post/governor-orders-revision-prison-home-leave-policies <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">State prison inmates will soon find it tougher to make home visits as their sentences wind down.&nbsp; Governor Pat </span>McCrory<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> ordered a review of the program the </span><a href="https://www.ncdps.gov/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Department of Public Safety</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> has used for over four decades to </span>reacclimate<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> inmates to life outside prison walls.&nbsp; He approved four recommendations he and </span>DPS<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> leaders believe may cut back on parolees returning to prison.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 04 Jul 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Gurnal Scott 18332 at http://wunc.org Governor Orders Revision Of Prison Home Leave Policies Preparing For Severe Weather http://wunc.org/post/preparing-severe-weather <p>Emergency management officials are encouraging businesses and citizens to create safety plans for severe weather.<br><br><strong>Jeff Tiberii: </strong>Last year North Carolina had 63 tornadoes touch down, more than double the state's annual average. Julia Jarema is with the department of public safety. She says each year there are thousands of severe weather warnings throughout the state. And she adds, knowing what to do before the weather moves through is a critical step:<br> Mon, 05 Mar 2012 22:27:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 3158 at http://wunc.org Reuben Young Heads New Department of Public Safety http://wunc.org/post/reuben-young-heads-new-department-public-safety <p>Governor Perdue has appointed the head of the new, restructured Department of Public Safety.<br> Fri, 12 Aug 2011 09:05:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 8239 at http://wunc.org