Blog: Correction Connection

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.

Congratulations to North Carolina's newest group of Probation/Parole Officers. The 21 officers from Class 11 for 2023 completed their seven-week basic training at the North Carolina Justice Academy in Salemburg.

In recognition of National Diabetes Awareness Month, Deputy Secretary Stephanie Freeman shares her personal story of diagnosis and living with insulin-dependent diabetes.

The following story was published by the Campbell University Office of Alumni Engagement.

Congratulations to North Carolina's newest group of Probation/Parole Officers. The 16 officers from Class 10 for 2023 completed their seven-week basic training at the Samarcand Training Academy in Jackson Springs.

Congratulations to North Carolina's newest group of Probation/Parole Officers. Twenty-two officers from "Class 9" and 21 officers from "Class 9A" (listed below) completed their seven-week basic training at the North Carolina Justice Academy in Salemburg.

For probation/parole officers, supervising those on probation, parole or post-release can be a challenge. The NCDAC Division of Community Supervision is addressing that challenge with special training and creating mental health probation/parole officers. 

Caswell Correctional celebrated its “End of the Leash Ceremony” at the facility this week. The program empowers offenders to train service animals, which are then placed in the community to provide help for individuals with medical diagnoses or physical disabilities.

The North Carolina Department of Adult Correction (NCDAC) was thrilled to have the chance to make an impact all across NC in the 2023 Governor's School Supply Drive. Sec. Todd Ishee, accompanied by members of the staff and Warren County School Superintendent Keith Sutton personally delivered some of the agency's donated school supplies to Mariam Boyd Elementary School in Warrenton.