Press Releases

Today, Governor Roy Cooper appointed Todd Ishee to lead the newly created Department of Adult Correction.

Governor Roy Cooper spoke at the 911 Board Public Safety Answering Points (PSAP) Manager’s Meeting today in Greensboro to thank emergency services personnel for their work to keep North Carolina communities safe and healthy.

August is Preparedness Month in North Carolina and Governor Roy Cooper is encouraging individuals, families, schools and businesses to review their emergency plans and update their emergency supply kits.  

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Erskine Reginald Lawrence, age 50.

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed June 3 as Gun Violence Awareness Day to raise awareness and remember the lives of those lost to gun violence.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper released a video on critical gun safety reforms to protect our communities.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the 2020 murder of Mr. Maliki Byrd, age 16, and the attempted murder of Mr. Chrishaun Hough, age 15 at the time of the incident.

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that the State is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the murder of Derek Antoine Scott, age 39. 

Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order No. 254 formally establishing the State of North Carolina Joint Cybersecurity Task Force.

Governor Cooper has commuted the sentences of three people who were convicted for crimes committed when they were teenagers.

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