The North Carolina Division of Adult Corrections and Juvenile Justice partners with Juvenile Crime Prevention Councils in each county to galvanize community leaders, locally and statewide, to reduce and prevent juvenile crime. JCPC board members are appointed by the county Board of Commissioners and our Harnett County JCPC meets every third Monday of each month at the Cooperative Extension Office at 126 Alexander Drive in Lillington at 12:30 pm. The meetings are open to the public, and all business is considered public information.

JCPC membership includes members from the community who represent the following areas:

  • Business Community
  • Faith Community
  • School Board
  • Chief Court Counselor
  • Police Department
  • Sheriff’s Office
  • Department of Social Services
  • Substance Abuse Professionals
  • District Attorney’s Office
  • Public Defender’s Office
  • County Commissioners
  • Parks and Recreation
  • United Way or Non-Profit Organization
  • Mental Health
  • Health Department
  • County Manager
  • District Court Judge
  • County Commissioner Appointees (7)
  • Local Youth Representatives (2)



Our JCPC has several committees that help the council operate:

  • Executive Committee
  • Funding Committee
  • Monitoring Committee
  • Membership/Nominations Committee
  • Public Awareness Committee
  • Community Needs Assessment Committee