27 sheriffs from NC graduate from leadership institute, one from ENC

DavisPamlico County – Sheriff Chris Davis of Pamlico County graduated Friday from the Sheriffs’ Leadership Institute. This training was sponsored by the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Association and partially funded through a grant from the Governor’s Crime Commission.

Twenty-seven sheriffs from across the state received their diplomas at a ceremony held at the William and Ida Friday Center at The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

The Sheriffs’ Leadership Institute consisted of four one-week training programs conducted over a period of two years. The first two weeks were designed to provide specific, technical skills necessary to assume the Office of Sheriff. The second two weeks were designed to further their knowledge, skills, and abilities in the leadership and management of the sheriff’s office.

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Security upgrades approved for Pamlico County courthouse

pamlicoBAYBORO, Pamlico CountyPamlico County Commissioners approved a $160,000 budget for security upgrades in the courthouse.

Sheriff Chris Davis said ever since he came into office, security in the courthouse has been a priority.

“For far too long, courthouse security has not received the attention that it deserves in Pamlico County,” Davis said.

Sheriff Davis created a proposal which he presented in front of county commissioners on Monday. Security improvements include upgrades to cameras, the addition of metal detector screening and one-way locking doors.

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