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By the numbers

Almost 20,000


One of the largest agencies in North Carolina state government.

More than $1.9 billion

Annual Budget

Annual budget of nearly $2 billion

About 30,000

Offenders in prison

Approximately 30,000 offenders 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