Nevada Department of Public Safety

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Nevada Department of Public Safety
Abbreviation NV DPS
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Logo of the Nevada Department of Public Safety
Agency overview
Legal personality Governmental: Government agency
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdiction* State of Nevada, USA
Size 110,571.82 square miles (286,380 km2)
Population 2,940,058 (2016 est)
General nature
Operational structure
Headquarters Carson City, Nevada
Governor of Nevada responsible Brian Sandoval
Agency executive James Wright, Department of Public Safety Director
Parent agency State of Nevada
Nevada DPS website
* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.

The Nevada Department of Public Safety (NDPS) is a governmental agency in the U.S. state of Nevada. The department is responsible for the protection and safety of residents and visitors.[1]

The Department of Public Safety headquarters is located in Carson City, Nevada.


  • Capitol Police
  • Emergency Management
  • General Services
  • Highway Patrol
  • Investigation Division
  • Office of Criminal Justice
  • Office of Traffic Safety
  • Parole & Probation
  • Nevada Board of Parole Commissioners
  • Records and Identification Bureau
  • State Fire Marshal
  • Training Division
  • Office of Professional Responsibility
  • Sex Offender Registry

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "MISSION STATEMENT". Nevada Department of Public Safety. Retrieved 2007-06-27. provides services in support of protecting our citizens and visitors by promoting safer communities through prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, education and enforcement 

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