Nevada Department of Public Safety

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Nevada Department of Public Safety
Logo of the Nevada Department of Public Safety
Logo of the Nevada Department of Public Safety
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AbbreviationNV DPS
Agency overview
Employees1,566.51
Annual budget$507,687,637 (2019-2021)
Jurisdictional structure
Operations jurisdictionNevada, USA
Size110,571.82 square miles (286,380 km2)
Population3,060,150 (2018 est)
Legal jurisdictionNevada Statewide
Governing bodyGovernor of Nevada
General nature
Operational structure
Headquarters555 Wright Way Carson City, Nevada
Director of NV DPS responsible
  • George Togliatti [1]
Agency executive
  • Sheri Brueggemann, Deputy Director of NV DPS
Website
Nevada DPS website

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.[2]

The agency is headquartered at 555 Wright Way in Carson City.[3]

Organization[edit]

The Director of the Nevada Department of Public Safety is appointed by the Governor of Nevada. must be confirmed by the Nevada Senate The director is assisted in managing the Department by one deputy director and several division directors.

The Department of Public Safety (DPS) is divided into eight Divisions and five Offices:

  • Director
    • Deputy Director
    • Office of Criminal Justice Assistance
    • Office of Professional Responsibility
    • Office of Traffic Safety
    • Office of Cyber Defense Coordination
    • Office of Homeland Security

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://gov.nv.gov/News/Press/2019/Governor_Sisolak_Appoints_George_Togliatti_as_Director_of_Nevada_Department_of_Public_Safety/
  2. ^ "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
  3. ^ "Contact Information". Nevada Department of Public Safety. Accessed October 26, 2008.

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