North Carolina Justice Academy

North Carolina Department of Justice
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Detention Officer Certification Course

Detention Officer Certification Course will run from August 1st to September 1st, and will be held on our Salemburg campus. All persons who are employed as detention officers at local confinement facilities are required by the Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission or the Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission to successfully complete this course.

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Management Development Program

This program develops the knowledge, skills and abilities to function as a progressive leader and innovative manager in a law enforcement agency. The program is comprised of eleven modules, one per month from January through November (500 hours). Admission to this program is competitive and by special application and interview only. Selected participants will be required to purchase class and physical conditioning attire, estimated cost $300.00.

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More in-service online classes have been added!

All law enforcement 2016 in-service courses are available to be taken online (except for 2016 Firearms Training and Qualification). We have several detention and telecommunicator in-service courses online and will be adding more.

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Courtroom Success for Crash Investigators

This course offering is for traffic crash investigators and prosecutors who have a responsibility for investigation and/or prosecution of cases involving serious traffic crash injuries or fatalities. Course Objectives: • Properly document a serious case. • Interpret evidence and develop methods of understanding for a jury. • Present traffic crash evidence to achieve successful prosecution.

Welcome to the North Carolina Justice Academy website.  The Academy's staff trains thousands of criminal justice personnel throughout the state. Numerous state and local agencies make use of the campus facilities, instructional services, and its professional staff for criminal justice training.

We have two campuses located in Salemburg and Edneyville, NC to better serve North Carolina Criminal Justice Agencies' training needs. Please refer to our maps for driving directions and the lower portion of the screen for contact information.  Once you arrive on campus, please use these campus maps to find your way around our campuses. We hope you enjoy your stay at the Academy. 

Mark Strickland 
Director, NC Justice Academy

A Nationally Accredited
Law Enforcement Training Agency