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Full Name: Stephen Horton

Title: Commissioner

Commission Title: Commissioner

Role Group: Parole & Probation

Agency: NC Department of Public Safety

Unit: Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice

Address: 4212 Mail Service Center

Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-4212

Region: South

Office Email:

Office Phone:

Direct Phone: (919) 324-6396


Fax 1: (919) 715-2275

Fax 2:



Stephen Horton is the Commissioner for North Carolina and the Deputy Compact Administrator for the North Carolina ICJ office with the NC Department of Public Safety; Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice. He has served as DCA since 2014. He has over ten years of service with the North Carolina ICJ office. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Appalachian State University in 1996. He began his career with North Carolina State government over twenty years ago and has worked as a Court Counselor, Court Counselor Supervisor, and as a Staff Development Specialist. Stephen is an (adjunct) General Instructor for North Carolina and holds Specialized Instructor certifications in Restraint, Control, and Defensive Tactics (self-defense), Wellness and Fitness, and First Aid/ CPR. He has also served on  a number of different ICJ committees within the Commission and is a current member to the Rules Committee.