NC flag North Carolina Department of Correction


Michael F. Easley

NC Seal 

Theodis Beck

North Carolina Department of Correction

For Release: Contact: Public Affairs
Date: July 15, 2008 Phone: 919-716-3700


Charlotte’s Anita Brown named officer of the year

 Anita BrownAPEX – Anita Brown, an intensive probation officer working in Mecklenburg County, was recognized today by Director Robert Lee Guy and the Division of Community Corrections as one of eight probation/parole officers of the year.

 Brown was recognized for her work in supervising offenders on electronic monitoring and electronic house arrest. The officer is known for her willingness to respond at any hour to electronic monitoring equipment alerts and malfunctions.

 She has also served in other specialized probation roles, including supervising offenders with domestic violence convictions and offenders involved in the structured day program. Brown recently began a new assignment working with offenders sentenced in Mecklenburg County’s mental health court.

 Brown is a graduate of Zebulon High School and UNC-Charlotte, where she earned a criminal justice degree.  She has worked as a probation officer since 1999.

Gov. Michael F. Easley has declared July 13-19, 2008, as Probation, Parole and Community Supervision Officer’s Week in North Carolina in observance of the important public safety work done by more than 2,000 probation/parole officers working across North Carolina.


#    #    #



Editors: A digital copy of the photo is available in color and black-and-white

by calling the Public Affairs Office at 919-716-3700.



North Carolina Department of Correction
Public Information Office     4202 Mail Service Center     Raleigh NC 27699-4202
Phone (919) 716-3700      Fax: (919) 716-3795

Home | Prisons | Community Corrections | Correction Enterprises | News | Offender Info | E-mail | Sitemap
© 1995-2007 North Carolina Department of Correction. All rights reserved.