Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice Temporarily Suspends Operations at Robeson CRV Move will relocate staff and offenders to address staff vacancies and improve safety at other facilities

RALEIGH

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice (ACJJ) will temporarily suspend operations at the Robeson Confinement in Response to Violation (CRV) Center in Lumberton as a way to assist regional facilities with high correctional officer vacancy rates.

Facing critical shortages of correctional officers across the state, ACJJ officials have been exploring a variety of ways to help ensure the safety and security of North Carolina’s correctional facilities.

The majority of offenders currently housed at Robeson CRV will be relocated to another institution in the Prisons' South Central Region. Some Robeson CRV staff and resources will be moved to a facility housing the offenders, as well as other South Central Region facilities dealing with high vacancy rates. Offenders currently serving at Robeson CRV will continue to receive CRV services following the move.

“These employees will be temporarily reassigned to help their colleagues at facilities with high vacancy issues,” said Director of Prisons Kenneth Lassiter. “We value our staff and will make every effort to minimize the impact of these temporary reassignments on employees and their families.”
 

 

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