RALEIGH – The NCDMV License and Theft Bureau held graduation ceremonies on Friday, May 18, for its 23rd Basic Inspector Class at the N.C. Justice Academy in Salemburg. Eight new inspectors will be assigned to various regions of the state and will join 190 other inspectors who primarily investigate vehicle theft, title fraud, driver license ID card fraud, and vehicle odometer fraud.
“Governor Cooper and I want to express our pride in the dedication and responsibility demonstrated by each of these graduates today,” said DMV Deputy Commissioner Scott Parker. “They are a great example of what law enforcement represents, and they are ready to serve the citizens of North Carolina.”
The new inspectors are: Daniel Beaver, Patrick Clark, Daniel Gallardo, Gary Harrison, Sara Hartman, David McDaniel, Matthew McLester and Mark Shedd.
The inspectors enforce the rules and regulations governing vehicle dealers, vehicle safety and emissions inspection stations, vehicle towing and storage facilities, and vehicle repair businesses.The License and Theft Bureau was created in 1921 by the N.C. General Assembly. It is the oldest state law enforcement agency in North Carolina.