Press Releases

Warden Michael Parsons will be in charge of all operations at Scotland Correctional Institution in Laurinburg.

He is responsible for all operations at the medium-custody facility for male offenders near Yanceyville.

American Correctional Association auditors have recommended accreditation be awarded to the Sampson Correctional Institution, a high achievement, and another step toward full accreditation of the North Carolina prison system.

Officials with the Division of Community Supervision have promoted Tim Gasperson to Assistant Division Administrator in Judicial Division 4, effective October 2, 2023.

The death of offender Gary S. Love #1533320 in May was a suicide, according to the N.C. Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

Secretary of Adult Correction Todd Ishee has named Talena Lee as the new warden at Nash Correctional Institution in Nashville, N.C.

Death Row offender Johnny Ray Daughtry died of natural causes Monday.

Secretary of Adult Correction Todd Ishee has named Louis Southall as the new warden of Franklin Correctional Center

Secretary of Adult Correction Todd Ishee has named Ramon Gutierrez as the new warden of Sanford Correctional Center.

Officials with the NC Department of Adult Correction (NCDAC) Division of Community Supervision have promoted Jackie Murphy to division administrator in Judicial Division 3, effective Aug. 28, 2023.

American Correctional Association auditors have recommended accreditation be awarded to the Craven Correctional Institution, a high achievement, and another step toward full accreditation of the North Carolina prison system.

Another five N.C. Department of Adult Correction facilities are now officially among the nation's best-operated.

Secretary of Adult Correction Todd Ishee has named Stephen Waddell as the new warden of Maury Correctional Institution in Maury.

Eligible North Carolina offenders can now receive a state ID card when they’re released from prison.

Secretary of Adult Correction Todd Ishee has named Vernon Richards as the new Warden at Gaston Correctional Center in Dallas, North Carolina.