The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office has hired a former Bladen County deputy who resigned last year after he was accused of beating a suspect with a flashlight following a high-speed chase. Read more Continue reading NC sheriff’s office already facing calls for change hired deputy accused of assault
The Bladen County Sheriff’s Office now has a “soft” for crime victims and survivors of abuse. Other agencies can use the space, too. Read more Continue reading Bladen County Sheriff’s Office creates a ‘softer’ space for crime victims
Jody Greene will remain on the ballot. But can the suspended Columbus County sheriff in NC be reelected?Read more Continue reading Jody Greene will remain on the ballot. But can the suspended NC sheriff be reelected?
Jon David, the local prosecutor, filed a court petition Tuesday asking for Columbus County Sheriff Jody Greene to be suspended. Read more Continue reading Judge suspends North Carolina sheriff who made racist comments
Columbus County Sheriff Jody Greene said he will not resign after he was heard making racist comments. But could he be forced out? Read more Continue reading Could North Carolina sheriff who made racist comments be forced out of office?
Some NC counties are so short on lawyers that they’ve become “legal deserts” – and state officials have few plans to fill the void.Read more Continue reading As North Carolina courts work through backlog, some counties don’t have enough lawyers
Wendy Jones was the second Native American in three months who Robeson County investigators say was killed in a domestic violence situation. Read more Continue reading A young mother was abused. Then her dismembered body was found in Robeson County
When North Carolina sheriffs make pleas to a state commission dominated by other sheriffs, employees with job troubles are more likely to keep their jobs.
Read more Continue reading North Carolina sheriffs carry clout when defending officers at risk of losing their badges
A detention officer with the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office who was charged in connection with a suspect who was booked and released from jail under a false name was previously suspended from his job three times, officials say. Read more Continue reading Robeson County detention officer charged with obstruction had history of suspensions
A 20-year-old woman and a 15-year-old boy were shot and killed in Robeson County over the weekend. Read more Continue reading Lots of witnesses, but no one is talking in latest Robeson County homicides