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In North Carolina, a 6-year-old can no longer be seen in juvenile court for grabbing a candy bar from a checkout aisle or for running away from home.

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Ronnie “Lane” Huneycutt as warden at the Alexander Correctional Institution in Taylorsville.
 

The North Carolina Department of Public Safety honored 21 of its best and brightest employees on Nov. 29 during the department’s annual Badge of Excellence Awards Ceremony.

Following a shooting over the weekend, a Winston-Salem club owner voluntarily cancelled its ABC permits.

ALE responded to Club Sequel, located at 71 Waughtown Street, after a shooting left a female bystander injured.

The State Highway Patrol is preparing for the holiday season and for the increased number of roadway users expected across our state.  During the coming weeks, the Patrol will proactively target dangerous driver behaviors to include speeding, distracted driving and impaired driving.   

The State Highway Patrol will welcome recently retired Trooper Chris Wooten back home to North Carolina after his lengthy recovery in Georgia.  Retired Trooper Christopher L.

A team of American Correctional Association auditors has recommended accreditation be awarded to the Catawba Correctional Center, a high achievement in an ongoing effort to obtain full accreditation of the North Carolina prison system.

The State Highway Patrol officially welcomed 39 new troopers at a swearing-in ceremony held for the 154th Basic Highway Patrol School.  The ceremony ended 12 weeks of rigorous training to prepare the new troopers for a rewarding career of service to the state of North Carolina.
 

North Carolina’s new Regional Resilience Portfolio Program has launched a partnership that will advance resilience in eastern regions of the state impacted by Hurricane Florence. The program will be coordinated regionally with the support of councils of governments and the N.C. Rural Center. The initiative aims to build the foundation for a more resilient North Carolina by proactively engaging with community leaders to determine and plan for climate hazards.

The State Highway Patrol recognized the extraordinary acts of heroism and public service by several members during an awards ceremony held at the SBI Auditorium in Raleigh today.

A team of American Correctional Association auditors has recommended accreditation be awarded to the Western Correctional Center for Women, a high achievement in an ongoing effort to obtain full accreditation of the North Carolina prison system.

Since opening last fall, the N.C. Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Evictions (HOPE) Program has awarded $593.7 million in rent and utility assistance, with more than $518 million already paid on behalf of families financially impacted by COVID-19.

Today, the Department of Public Safety, North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement Division was awarded the Agency of the Year by the National Liquor Law Enforcement Association at their Annual Conference in Montgomery, Alabama.

After several incidents involving gun fire, drug violations and numerous calls to the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office, the Red Hill Community of Maxton will soon see long-awaited changes.

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Timothy Maynor as the new warden of the Catawba Correctional Center in Newton.

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