Press Releases

NC Correctional Institution for Women Offender Missing from Work Assignment

Thursday, April 4, 2019

State correctional and local law enforcement officers are seeking NC Correctional Institution for Women (NCCIW) minimum custody offender Gayle Newcombe (#0685978), who was reported missing from her work assignment in Raleigh/ Wake County this evening.  Newcombe was last seen on Avent Ferry Road at about 5:45 p.m.  

SHP Promotes Members During Ceremony

Monday, February 25, 2019

The State Highway Patrol honored 55 sworn and 11 civilian members today during a promotional ceremony held at Colonial Baptist Church in Cary.

Information on Inmate Assault of Staff Member at Scotland Correctional Institution

Saturday, September 29, 2018

At approximately 8:40 a.m. today at Scotland Correctional Institution, inmate Cadarius Thomas (#0821718) was involved in an assault on one correctional employee. Additional staff were called in to assist. The employee was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.

Governor’s Crime Commission Forms Special Committee to Improve School Safety

Thursday, April 19, 2018

At Public Safety Secretary Erik A. Hooks’ request, the Governor’s Crime Commission has established a special committee consisting of representatives from law enforcement, juvenile justice, courts, schools and others to identify resources and develop recommendations to strengthen school safety.

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