Blog: Correction Connection

Dr. Brooke Wheeler, superintendent of Correctional Education Services, outlined all of the educational and occupational opportunities available in state prison facilities and explained the significant reduction in recidivism they help achieve, at the third meeting of North Carolina's Joint Reentry Council on April 10.

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NCDAC, in partnership with TransTech, celebrated its inaugural graduating class of offenders who obtained their Commercial Drivers License (CDL) while incarcerated.

RALEIGH -- District 28 (Asheville) Probation and Parole Officer Kalla Hughley has been recognized for her life-saving efforts at last June’s Juneteenth Festival in Asheville by One Voice United with the Bronze Medal of Honor.

Women lead from the top at fourteen NCDAC correctional facilities. They share their advice on staying confident, embracing challenges, and keeping your eye on what matters most.

Five agency staff members were honored during NC Governor Roy Cooper's Women’s History Month Reception today at the Governor's Mansion in Raleigh. All were selected as a result of their positive impact as public servants and their meaningful efforts in support of the agency's mission.

Congratulations to North Carolina's newest group of Probation/Parole Officers. The 24 officers from Class 2 for 2024 completed their eight-week basic training at the North Carolina Justice Academy in Salemburg.

To celebrate Women’s History Month, NCDAC Women’s Coordinators organized donated several vehicle loads of boxes to The No Woman, No Girl Initiative of Raleigh on March 11.

Congratulations to North Carolina's newest group of Probation/Parole Officers. The 21officers from Class 1 for 2024 completed their eight-week basic training at Samarcand Training Academy in Jackson Springs.

RALEIGH -- Seventy-five Department of Adult Correction officers and staff were awarded Advanced Criminal Justice Certificates by the N.C. Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission, during the board’s quarterly meeting on Feb.

Caswell County's two DAC facilities offer vocational skills that ease re-entry while providing positive benefits for the public.

Department of Adult Correction Historically Underutilized Business Liaison Manager Melvin Williams was one of four recipients of the 2023 Andrea Harris MBE (Minority Business Enterprise) Award.

Congratulations to North Carolina's newest group of Probation/Parole Officers. The 20 officers from Class 12 for 2023 completed their seven-week basic training at the Samarcand Training Academy in Jackson Spring.

On Dec. 14, members of the Department of Adult Correction staff participated in the "Different, Different, World Simulation" held at Wake Technical Community College in Raleigh.

North Carolina Department of Adult Correction Controller Tara Williams-Brown is the recipient the 2023 State Controller’s Fiscal Integrity Award.