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NC Officers, Deputies Face Off in Charity Ball Game

Deputies with the Scotland County (NC) Sheriff's Office faced off against the Laurinburg (NC) Police Department for the first ever 'Swinging for a Cure' softball game, aimed at raising money for cancer research.

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Come Hell or High Water: Policing in Natural Disasters

Policing in an area where a natural disaster is actively unfolding presents some unique challenges. Let's examine some of them so that when tragedy strikes in your jurisdiction—whether that's a hurricane, a tornado, a flash flood, a blizzard, an earthquake, a volcano, a wildfire, or something else—you've got a handle on what you've got to handle.

North Carolina Town Upset Over Absence of Department's Pet Cat

Many residents of the small town of Mocksville, NC, have their claws out over the sudden disappearance of the police department's pet cat and mascot from social media.

North Carolina Officer Makes Second Life-Saving Organ Donation

An officer with the Gastonia (NC) Police Department has donated a second vital organ to a complete stranger. After donating a kidney in 2015, he felt compelled to donate a part of his liver this year.

North Carolina K-9 Struck, Killed by Car While Chasing Suspect

A K-9 with the Greensboro (NC) Police Department was struck and killed by a car while chasing a suspect on Friday night.

Charlotte Officer Cleared in Controversial Fatal Shooting

Police Chief Kerr Putney said employees at the Burger King called police after Franklin was acting suspicious and gave the employees an "uneasy feeling." He said 911 calls from inside the restaurant indicated Franklin had a gun.

NC Deputy Shoots Man Ramming Patrol Vehicle with Stolen Tractor

"The tractor, which has been confirmed as stolen and belonging to Meadow Farms Incorporated, then rammed the patrol car three times almost rolling the car over. Fearing that the nearly 7,000-pound machine could roll over his car and kill him, the deputy fired at the driver."

New FirstNet Cell Sites Launch in NC to Support Public Safety

Two new purpose-built cell sites in Warren County, NC, are part of the FirstNet network expansion taking place in North Carolina to bring increased coverage, capacity, and capability to first responders across the state.

Off-Duty NC Deputy Rescues Boy's Puppy from Well

The deputy, identified as B. Heath, jumped out of his truck and had Trey's dad hold his feet and lower him into the well. He was able to pull Riley to safety.

North Carolina Trooper Injured in Vehicle Pursuit is Paralyzed

A trooper with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol who was involved in a collision during a vehicle pursuit is paralyzed from the neck down, Commander Glenn McNeill announced on Facebook.