About the Justice Academy

The North Carolina Justice Academy offers training programs to criminal justice personnel; provides technical assistance to criminal justice agencies upon request; and develops and distributes educational and training materials.

Our mission is to serve the citizens of North Carolina by enhancing the careers of criminal justice officers through research, education, and training.

Training & Support

The Training Division has a team of experienced and dedicated instructors in five centers:  Legal, Law Enforcement Leadership, Commission and In-Service, Tactical and Traffic, and Investigations.

The Support Division operates a 20,000-volume library, a video production unit, a full-service print shop, a graphic arts department, and an educational research team.

Our Campuses

The Academy has two state campuses to meet the needs of Law Enforcement personnel.

Salemburg Campus

The Salemburg campus has eighteen classrooms, a 200,000-square-foot driving track, three outdoor firing ranges, a gymnasium, a cafeteria, three residence halls, a library, and other practical exercise areas.

Edneyville Campus

The Edneyville campus has nine classrooms, a gymnasium, a cafeteria, a residence hall, a running track, and a state-of-the-art indoor firing range.

In 2017, the Western Regional Crime Laboratory in Asheville moved to the Edneyville campus.

Learn more about NCJA Campuses and Student Resources.

NCJA Highlights

The North Carolina Justice Academy is dedicated to the ideal of lifelong learning for criminal justice and related professionals in North Carolina. This video gives just a highlight of some of the learning that can be experienced at our campuses and at other venues throughout the state.

Through research, education and training we want to do our part in creating the finest criminal justice professionals in the nation to serve the citizens of North Carolina.

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