Office of Violence Prevention Reports

North Carolina Violence Prevention Activities, 2023-2024

North Carolina views violence, including firearm violence, as both a public safety and a public health issue. The state has expanded existing violence-prevention initiatives through collaboration between the Governor’s Office, the Department of Public Safety and the Department of Health and Human Services. This document lays out actions taken over the past year, as well as actions planned for 2024. Read the report. 

2023 North Carolina Office of Violence Prevention Year-End Report

Operating within the Department of Public Safety and in close partnership with the Department of Health and Human Services, OVP advocates for a comprehensive, public health-informed approach to violence prevention. Read the report.

2022 Keeping Families and Communities Safe

The Department of Health and Human Services provides insight into public health approaches to reducing violence and firearm misuse leading to injury and death. Read the report.