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Three North Carolina Officers Fired Over Hate Speech

Piner reportedly said he is “ready” for the civil war and martial law he believes is coming, saying, “we are just gonna go out and start slaughtering them..."

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North Carolina Protesters Decry New Police Budget, Call for "Defunding"

Dozens of protesters gathered and camped out overnight at the headquarters of the Durham (NC) Police Department after the approval by the city council of a new city budget, which includes funding for the agency.

North Carolina Agency Welcomes Former Shelter Dog as Narcotics K-9

The Gaston (NC) Police Department has a new member of its narcotics enforcement team—K-9 Jax—that was once a rescue dog and was taken in and trained by a local establishment focused on animal care, shelter, and training.

Charlotte Leaders Ban Police Purchase of Chemical Agents

“Without their use, this city would be on fire, and injuries would be much greater,” the FOP said of chemical agents. “As rocks and explosives are hurled at them, what measures do the police in Charlotte now have to defend themselves and the preservation of life and property?”

North Carolina Officer Shot in Gunfight, Flown to Hospital

According to the Wadesboro Town Manager, Wadesboro Police responded to an initial call of gunshots on the north side of town. While on the way, officers saw a vehicle matching the description from the initial call and followed behind.

Charlotte Names New Police Chief

Jennings is currently a CMPD Deputy Chief overseeing the Support Services group, including the Community Services Bureau. He will take over the role once Chief Kerr Putney retires after the Republican National Convention scheduled for August 24-27.

Assailant Pours Gasoline on North Carolina Officer, Stabs K-9

A man threw gasoline on an officer with the Burlington (NC) Police Department and stabbed his K-9 partner as they responded to reports that the man had stabbed his wife multiple times.

North Carolina Officer Wounded, Suspect Killed in Gunfight

An officer with the Raleigh (NC) Police Department was struck by gunfire and fatally shot a man on Wednesday night as the assailant attempted to rob a gas station and opened fire on the officer.

2 North Carolina Deputies Injured After Being Dragged by Vehicle

Two deputies with the Rowan County Sheriff's Office are recovering from injuries after being dragged by a man in a vehicle early Tuesday morning in eastern Rowan County.

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Pit Bull Rescued from Dog Fighters Becomes North Carolina K-9

K-9 Nibbles, who was one of 31 pit bull puppies seized from a suspected dogfighting operation in Canada in 2015, is now out patrolling Craven County as a narcotics dog.