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Law Enforcement Legislation

The Legislative Update for Law Enforcement is a summary of the most recent laws enacted during the session of the NC General Assembly of interest to law enforcement agencies.
Topics include criminal law and procedure, domestic violence, weapons, motor vehicles, and law enforcement retirement and benefits.
If you would like the text of a bill, you can receive a free copy by calling the North Carolina General Assembly Printed Bills Office at (919) 733-5648 or by writing to the Printed Bills Office, State Legislative Building, 16 W. Jones St., Raleigh, North Carolina 27603.
Copies of legislation are also available from the General Assembly Web site.
Law enforcement can contact our law enforcement liaison attorneys at the Department of Justice at (919) 716-6500 or by fax at (919) 716-6762.
We have previous summaries available:
Law Enforcement Legislation 2007
Law Enforcement Legislation 2006 
Law Enforcement Legislation 2005 
Law Enforcement Legislation 2004