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Crime

As North Carolina’s top law enforcement officer, Attorney General Roy Cooper leads the Department of Justice in the fight against crime and fraud.

Investigators, agents, and prosecutors from the Department of Justice convict criminals and prevent crime from happening.

Forensic scientists at the State Crime Lab solve serious cases like murder and rape through analysis of crime scene evidence. 

Department of Justice lawyers prosecute special cases and handle criminal appeals from district attorneys’ cases across the state.

Read our alerts about frauds, scams and other safety threats so you can protect your family.