About Us

By the numbers

Almost 20,000

Employee Positions

One of the largest agencies in North Carolina state government.

More than $2 billion

Annual Budget

Annual budget of just over $2 billion for FY 2024-25

About 30,000

People in prison

Approximately 30,000 people incarcerated in state prisons

More than 84,000

Supervised offenders

More than 84,000 offenders are supervised on probation, parole or post-release supervision.

NCDAC Strategic Plan 2023-2025