Groups Respond to Revocation of 2015 Executive Order

August 31, 2017

By Kay Whatley, Editor National and international organizations are responding with statements against the Executive Order released on August 28, 2017, by the current US administration. Revocation of EO 13688 lifted its ban on military […]

Shades of Grey: Theft

March 20, 2017

Some situations are viewed in black and white; right and wrong. Yet, many people think situations also have a grey area where solutions are not so easily discerned. This is not just about the choices […]

Chuckle of the Issue: Penguins

February 15, 2017

A man was driving down the road with twenty penguins in the back seat of his car. A police officer sees him go by and pulls him over. “You can’t drive around with the penguins in […]

Fayetteville Starts First LEAD Program in the American South

September 16, 2016

Released by Tessie Castillo, NC Harm Reduction Coalition This month the Fayetteville Police Department, in partnership with the Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office, Alliance Behavioral Health, Treatment Accountability for Safer Communities (TASC) and the North Carolina Harm […]

NC Police Body Cam Footage Won’t Be Public

July 12, 2016

On July 11, 2016, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed into law HB 972, which allows law enforcement agencies to keep officer worn body camera footage from the public unless ordered to release the footage […]

Knightdale Police Earn National Accreditation

April 6, 2016

Town of Knightdale, NC’s Police Department Joins the Elite Ranks of Nationally-Accredited Law Enforcement Agencies Released by Brian Bowman, Town of Knightdale After a three-year process, the Knightdale Police Department has earning national accreditation recognition […]

RMPD Citizens Police Academy to Include New Topics

March 29, 2016

Released by Tameka Kenan-Norman, Public Affairs Manager The Rocky Mount Police Department (RMPD) will hold its 36th session of Citizens Police Academy in just a few weeks. The academy classes are scheduled for every Tuesday […]