Press Releases

Juvenile dies from apparent suicide

Saturday, November 21, 2020

A juvenile committed through the juvenile justice system to the custody of the Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice and housed at Mecklenburg Jail North Juvenile Detention Center has died from an apparent suicide.

ELC Absconder Jacobs Captured

Friday, November 20, 2020

An offender participating in Extending the Limits of Confinement (ELC) who absconded from his residence on November 13 has been apprehended.

Prisons Recommended for ‘Gold Standard’ ACA Accreditation

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

A team of American Correctional Association auditors has recommended accreditation be awarded to the North Carolina Department of Public Safety for its prison administration operations, a high achievement in what is the first step to full accreditation of the prison system.

SHP Celebrates 2020 Awards Recipients

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

The State Highway Patrol recognized the exemplary work of several members today during an awards ceremony held at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh.

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