All posts in Crime and Justice

The North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. File photo by Angie Newsome/Carolina Public Press
July 30, 2015, No comments

An act amending the law requiring a the presence of a licensed physician at the execution of the death sentence in North Carolina has passed the N.C. Senate and House. It is now headed to Gov. Pat McCrory’s desk for review.

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Buncombe sheriff’s office rolls out body cameras, rules for use

July 30, 2015, No comments

As national conversations continue about law agencies using body cameras to document their interactions with the public, local law enforcement is no e ...


McCrory orders heightened security at NC armories, recruiting centers

July 21, 2015, No comments

Gov. Pat McCrory has instructed the N.C. Department of Public Safety and the North Carolina National Guard to step up security measures at the NCNG re ...

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Duncan: Buncombe Sheriff’s Office has 70 body cameras, procedures for keeping, erasing footage

June 30, 2015, No comments

At the first of four "use of force" forums planned for this summer, local law enforcement fielded questions about training, complaints, tasers and mor ...