Department of Corrections Death Penalty Procedures (Department of Corrections)

Emily Hopkins filed this request with the North Carolina Department of Corrections of North Carolina.


From: Emily Hopkins

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to North Carolina Public Records Law (G.S. ยงยง 132-1 through 132-10), I hereby request the following documents:

Policies, procedures and/or training documents pertaining to the execution of death row inmates.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Emily Hopkins

From: Acree, Keith

Attn: Emily Hopkins

I am writing in response to an Aug. 4, 2015 records request for "policies, procedures and/or training documents pertaining to the execution of death row inmates"

The NCDPS execution protocol document is available online here:

General information about the death penalty in North Carolina, death row offenders and the selection of execution witnesses is available in the death penalty section of the NCDPS website:,002240,002327

There are no other public documents responsive to this request.

Keith Acree
Communications Office
North Carolina Department of Public Safety


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