Blog: Correction Connection

Prior to the coronavirus pandemic, offenders in North Carolina prisons who needed specialty visits to outside medical centers for treatment of physical ailments could spend an entire day traveling across the state to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, transported by correctional off

Mack Jarvis, the former Secretary of Correction from 1997-98 and lifetime correctional professional, died at his home in Hudson on June 3.

Boating is a great activity that most anyone can enjoy. There are so many things to do while on the water from water sports to fishing or just going for a ride. Follow these tips to make sure everyone stays safe while enjoying the fun. 

A technological advancement brought forth in part by the increase in the age of juvenile jurisdiction last year is allowing the wheels of juvenile justice to continue to turn, virtually, during the coronavirus pandemic.

There isn’t a profession inside or outside law enforcement where employees have to work in an enclosed area with convicted felons every minute of every day.

On March 25, 2020, North Carolina received a federal major disaster declaration providing public assistance funding to reimburse local governments and certain private nonprofits for some of their response efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.

First responders may be the first ones to arrive at the scene of emergencies, but they are not the first person someone talks to when they call for help. Telecommunicators are the ones who answer those calls for assistance and relay information to first responders. 

As more and more North Carolinians are working, learning or just consuming more digital content from their homes due to COVID-19, there has never been a better time to talk about internet safety.

On Tuesday, March 10, Gov. Roy Cooper issued an executive order declaring a State of Emergency as part of North Carolina’s preparedness plan for the new coronavirus or COVID-19. 

Governor Declares March 1-7 Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Do you know how to respond when an emergency happens while in your vehicle? 

We stretch, hydrate and know our limits to stay safe and prevent injuries while exercising. These aren’t the only ways to remain safe and healthy, though. DPS officials offer the following safety tips when going outside to exercise. 

Findings published last month following a year-long independent study evaluating the food environments of North Carolina’s juvenile justice facilities indicate that staff are invested in the children in their care, meet child nutrition program requirements for all daily meals and feel that their

Storms leave behind big messes and communities need help with clean up.

It’s not every day that a state or local law enforcement officer gets recognized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, but that’s just what happened recently to an Alcohol Law Enforcement special agent.