Press Releases

Offender Jeffery Riley Hoke (#0186852) was found unresponsive in his cell Sunday morning.

The May meeting of the NC Joint Reentry Council will take place in Raleigh.

Dustin M. Grimes died Nov. 1, 2023.

Thomas Dula of Alexander Correctional Institution is named Correctional Officer of the Year.

Secretary of Adult Correction Todd Ishee recently announced a $1.9 million investment from the North Carolina Department of Adult Correction to support local reentry councils working to assist formerly incarcerated people returning to North Carolina’s communities.

Harnett Correctional Institution offender Erik Ramsey (#1616562) has died of an apparent suicide.

Christopher Michael Edwards (#1581454) was pronounced dead around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Tonight we are mourning the loss of two members of our corrections family, killed today in a tragic shooting in Charlotte.

Corrections and law enforcement officials are seeking Roy Buff #1005898, who left Rutherford Correctional Center shortly after 1 p.m. today during family visitation.

Secretary of Adult Correction Todd Ishee has named Jerry Laws to be the new warden of Davidson Correctional Center.

Dustin Keith Payne #0760617 was found collapsed in a housing unit common area.

VETS Indexes has announced the North Carolina Department of Adult Correction has earned the designation of VETS Indexes Recognized Employer in the 2024 VETS Indexes Employer Awards.

WHAT: The meeting of the Joint Reentry Council, established by Gov. Roy Cooper under Executive Order 303, issued Jan.

Michael F. Crumbley of Tyrrell Prison Work Farm died June 14, 2023.

Michael Curtis Sauls (#1674656) was found unresponsive in his cell Sunday.