Helpful Links and Resources

  1. General NC Links and Resources
  2. Domestic Violence Resources
  3. National Resources
  4. Additional Law Enforcement Resources

NC Amber Alert LogoThe North Carolina Child Alert Notification (NC CAN) System

The North Carolina Child Alert Notification (NC CAN) System was formally established in the summer of 2002. The purpose of NC CAN was to establish a statewide system to quickly disseminate information regarding abducted children. An amendment was signed by Governor Michael Easley on June 12, 2003, renaming the NC CAN system the AMBER Alert system.

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The Silver Alert Program

The Silver Alert Program was developed in North Carolina to help protect an increasing population of individuals that suffer from dementia or other cognitive impairment and to quickly locate missing persons who may be endangered. Although a few other states have implemented similar programs to locate missing endangered adults, the Silver Alert program is unique to North Carolina and only one of three designed to help cognitively impaired persons.

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ReadyNC

ReadyNC is the North Carolina Department of Public Safety's emergency preparedness website. There you can find information about weather alerts, travel conditions, disasters, how to build an emergency kit and SO much more.

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North Carolina Sex Offender Registry

North Carolina Sex Offender Registry is maintained by the NC State Bureau of Investigations. You can also sign up for email and mobile alerts through the Department of Justice's website. The North Carolina Department of Justice website also has information for parents, guardians, educators, and law enforcement, including Internet safety tips, an Internet safety video and resource guide, how to schedule a child safety presentation, and information on school safety