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Department of Public Safety Reorganization

Project Scope: This study, directed by Session Law 2019-236, will examine alternative organization and management structures for the Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice of the Department of Public Safety, including the following alternatives: (1) creation of the Department of Correction; (2) creation of the Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; (3) establishment of the Division of Correction; (4) establishment of the Division of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; and (5) establishment of the Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice.

Project Mandate: Session Law 2019-236

Agency or Agencies Under Review: Department of Public Safety

Project Lead: Emily B. McCartha

Status Report for Week Ending January 10, 2020:

  • Identifying key research questions
  • Conducting background research
  • Creating project schedule
  • Drafting evaluation plan
  • Entrance conference with agency scheduled for 01/30/2020
  • Writing up background research
Program Evaluation Division, North Carolina General Assembly
Legislative Office Building, Suite 100
300 North Salisbury Street , Raleigh, NC 27603-5925
919-301-1404