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The Department of Justice (DOJ) offers a variety of employment opportunities that allow you to help protect the people of North Carolina through its work to prevent crime and support law enforcement, to safeguard consumers, and to defend the State, its people, and their constitutional rights. Through teamwork, innovation, and excellence, DOJ is committed to providing quality service to the citizens of North Carolina.

The North Carolina Department of Justice serves North Carolinians in four primary ways:

  1. We provide legal representation and advice to state agencies, government departments, and commissions. If the public interest is at stake, the Attorney General can take legal action to protect the State and its people.
  2. We assist local law enforcement agencies and district attorneys throughout North Carolina in fighting crime and prosecuting cases. The State Crime Lab analyzes evidence related to criminal investigations to help convict the guilty and exonerate the innocent.
  3. We oversee training and standards for law enforcement through the Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission, the Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission, and the North Carolina Justice Academy.
  4. We protect the people of North Carolina through our Consumer Protection Division’s work to address frauds and scams and the Public Protection Section’s work to protect the rights and safety of the public.


Equal Opportunity Employer

The Department of Justice is an Equal Opportunity Employer. North Carolina Department of Justice is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, genetic information, political affiliation, military service, veteran status, or disabilities. The agency is committed to, supports, and promotes equal employment opportunities for all qualified applicants and employees. A USDOJ, Office of Justice Programs, EEO Utilization Report is available for all interested parties. If you wish to request a copy of this report, please follow the request for public records that is outlined here.