Publications & Links

The NCSA provides these resources to both the Sheriffs and Sheriffs’ personnel as well as the citizens of North Carolina. Below you’ll find a host of documents, downloads and links relating to law enforcement as well as public safety. We hope you’ll find them useful. Please contact the NCSA if you find any resources out of date or a link no longer valid.


firearmscover North Carolina Firearms Laws
— Revised September 2016
no_firearmsConcealed Handguns
— Prohibited Carry Areas
 HB562House Bill 562
Amendment Summary
NCDOJ NC Dept of Justice
— Concealed Handguns Reciprocity
Concealed Carry Handgun PublicationUpdated Concealed Handgun Permits and the Use of Deadly Force CoverMost Common Firearms Law Questions January 2016 PistolPurchasePermit to Purchase Handgun Application – Fillable Form CaptureAOC-SP-917  – Court Order Release for Pistol Handgun Permit
Handgun PermitApplication for Concealed Handgun Permit – Fillable Form Mental health ReleaseAOC-SP-914M – Concealed Handgun Permit Release Form
Sex Offender Registry Info
The North Carolina
Sex Offender & Public Protection
Registration Programs
Sex Offender Registration NC Dept of Justice —
Sex Offender Registry
Sex_Offender_appSex Offender Mobile App
for iPhone
Traumatic Incident Response Program
TraumaticIncidentNCSA Traumatic Incident
Response Program Overview
Selected Benefits Available to Law Enforcement Officers in NC
Public Safety
 Mutual Aid Agreements Between Law Enforcement Agencies in North Carolina Motor Vehicle CheckpointsMotor Vehicle Checkpoints  Officer’s Use of Deadly Force Investigative Process Disposition of Property by Law Enforcement
Commitment Issues for Law Enforcement
The Office of Sheriff in North Carolina The Oldest Public Office in North Carolina

Additional Resources

UNC-DomeUNC School of Govt
Administration of Justice Bulletin

North Carolina Government Agencies

NCDOJ NC Attorney General

UNC School of GovernmentSchool of Government
Sheriffs' Education & Training Standards CommissionNC Sheriffs’ Education and
Training Standards Commission
NCJAANC Jail Administrators’ Association
NC Justice AcademyNC Justice Academy NC Department of Public SafetyDepartment of Public Safety NC GovernorOffice of the Governor NC General AssemblyNC General Assembly

State Bureau of Investigation
NC Government Main SiteNC Government Main Site

Federal Agencies

Bureau of Justice AssistanceBureau of Justice Assistance Federal Bureau of InvestigationFederal Bureau of Investigation NC Congressional MembersNC Congressional Members

Other Law Enforcement Sites

National Sheriffs' AssociationNational Sheriffs’ Association USA On WatchUSA On Watch Corrections ConnectionThe Corrections Connection National Crime Prevention UnitNational Crime
Prevention Council

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