About Us

Mission Statement

In partnership with the people of Nevada, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) provides services in support of protecting our citizens and visitors by promoting safer communities through prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, education and enforcement.


To be the premiere public safety agency and provide advanced law enforcement services to the citizens of Nevada. To support and empower DPS employees by encouraging diversity in the workforce, results oriented service, productivity and meaningful career growth. The DPS is committed to achieving the highest standards of excellence through the use of comprehensive training programs, progressive technology, federal, state and local government partnerships with interagency cooperation to ensure the safety of all citizens and visitors in Nevada.