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SALISBURY — Adult Correction staff are used to reacting quickly and calmly in an emergency. Four employees of Piedmont Correctional Institution did just that while driving back from a meeting, possibly saving the life of a truck driver on Interstate 85.

When Anthony Faison was released from prison, he wanted to make a positive impact on the world.  He went back to school, earned his teaching 
credentials and took a position with Sampson Community College. 

N.C. Correctional Institution for Women's offenders give their time to make Christmas cheer.

Columbus, Forsyth, Orange and Carteret correctional facilities earn exemplary audit scores.

Congratulations to North Carolina's newest group of probation/parole officers! The 14 officers from Class 14 for Calendar Year 2022 completed their 6-week basic training at Samarcand Training Academy in Jackson Springs, NC.

In black robes and mortarboards over tan prison uniforms, 13 offenders graduated from the Field Ministers program Wednesday at Nash Correctional Institution.

The career of a correctional officer is not an easy one. It is a position that has many challenges and requires a sharp focus on safety, professionalism, and integrity in order to keep themselves and those in state-custody safe. It is a role where if done well, they can inspire and help an offender to succeed once released. Right now, finding new correctional officers has been a challenge in North Carolina and across the nation, but one family that has been with the state for a combined total of 70 years has certainly risen to that challenge. Three generations of the Furr family have worked as correctional officers for the state of North Carolina within the Department of Public Safety (DPS). 

In her role as warden at Caswell Correctional Center, Doris Daye sees acts of greatness every day. As a leader, she understands just how important it is to recognize and reward employees who go above and beyond their duties.

DPS and Prisons leadership and staff took time today to memorialize correctional employees who have died in the line of duty. The annual observance took place during Correctional Officers and Correctional Employees Week with a ceremony held at the Randall Building in downtown Raleigh.

From the mountains to the sea, law enforcement officers from across North Carolina gathered today at a memorial service for the 30 uniformed men and women who died in the line of duty over the past year.