Press Releases

Prisons names Doris Daye as Warden of the Year and Michael Wyche as Correctional Officer of the Year.

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Mark Fleming as the new warden of Pamlico Correctional Institution in Bayboro.

The Department of Public Safety is hosting a hiring event on Tuesday, April 26 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Western Piedmont Community College (Carr Hall) in Morganton.

Updated: Two offenders who escaped from a prison facility in Lumberton yesterday were caught on foot around three hours later by Department of Public Safety searchers. They were sent to a higher custody level facility and will be charged with felony escape.

Friday night, ALE special agents charged 259 people for alcohol, drug, firearm, driving and gambling offenses during a statewide partnership with local, state, and federal agencies. Each district targeted violence and illegal activity anywhere alcohol was sold, whether legally or illegally.

ALE and the High Point Police Department yesterday raided three illegal alcohol outlets which resulted in the seizure of drugs and alcoholic beverages. The investigations stemmed from community complaints of illegal sales of alcoholic beverages in the High Point area. 

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named April Shoup as the new warden of the Western Correctional Center for Women in Black Mountain.

Piedmont Correctional Institution offender Jacob Green (#1678555) has died after an apparent suicide.

Offender Semajs Short (#1539014), 24, died after he was attacked in a housing area at the prison by a number of other offenders at 2:14 p.m. today.

Governor Roy Cooper today shared a list of state government support resources for military service members and their families as military personnel based in North Carolina are deployed due to Russia’s unjustified attack on Ukraine.

RALEIGH: Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed March 6-12 as Severe Weather Preparedness Week and is urging North Carolinians to prepare for severe weather that’s common during spring months.

The Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has named Jamie Bullard as the new warden of Tabor Correctional Institution in Tabor City.

Following an undercover investigation, ALE and the Oakboro Police Department arrested a tobacco store owner for numerous felony and misdemeanor drug charges.  

The Division of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention has named Darrin McNeill the new director of Pitt Regional Juvenile Detention Center in Greenville. McNeill, a former correctional officer for 18 years, began his new duties on Feb. 21.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper held a meeting with Department of Public Safety Secretary Ed