A district is a term for a type of administrative division. Entities known as districts vary greatly in size, spanning entire regions or counties, several municipalities, or subdivisions of municipalities.
The Wake & District Public Safety Pipes and Drums call Raleigh, North Carolina home. Raleigh sits in the Capitol District of the State of North Carolina; Wake County. We wanted to start a pipe band but did not have enough members to field our own “Raleigh” band – so reached out to regions or districts to support our mission. In forming the band we relied on these districts to draw members from and we support the men and women who serve as public safety offices in Durham County, Orange County Wake County, Johnston County, Nash County among others.
The founding public safety agencies are listed on our Drum Major’s Baldric and include: the Raleigh Police Department, the Wake County Sheriff’s Office, the Raleigh Fire Department, the Garner Fire Department, the Wake County paramedics, and the United States Drug Enforcement Agency. Among others, our drum Sergeant and pipe corporal are retired officers of the United States Armed services.
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