RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — The main role of the Wake County Sheriff is to keep the public safe.

That’s a major responsibility that can be challenging without enough staff. Like so many law enforcement agencies across the state, newly elected Sheriff Willie Rowe is working to fill those needs.

CBS 17’s Russ Bowen sat down with Sheriff Rowe to talk about what he’s doing to reach those goals in the state’s most populated county.