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Sheriff’s Office Taking Applications for Junior Sheriff’s Academy

Sheriff’s Office Taking Applications for Junior Sheriff’s Academy

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Photo Credit - Randolph County Sherriff's Office / Facebook ASHEBORO N.C. - The Randolph County Sheriff's Office is taking applications for its annual Junior Sheriff’s Academy scheduled for three, one-week, sessions this summer as well as a special one-day camp for student with special needs. The Junior Sheriff’s Academy is offered by the School Based Programs Division of the Sheriff's Office. The program is designed for middle school and high school students, between the ages of 12 and 15, that may be interested in a career in public service such as Law Enforcement, Fire, and/or EMS. Students will experience teamwork, peer mentoring, discipline, leadership building skills, K-9 demonstrations, crime scene investigation, rappelling and more. To attend, students must reside in ...
Online Threat to Randleman High School A Hoax Says Sheriff’s Office

Online Threat to Randleman High School A Hoax Says Sheriff’s Office

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(Scott Pelkey / Acme News) ASHEBORO N.C. - An online threat posted to social media this weekend against Randleman High School turned out to be a hoax, says the Randolph County Sheriff's Office. According to a press release, on June 4th, 2022, at 7:30 pm, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office says it received a report of threatening statements made towards Randleman High School on social media. The Department brought in investigators from the Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) unit who were able to identify the address where the messages were sent. Patrol units and detectives responded to the address and were able to identify the individual, a juvenile, who sent the messages. The juvenile, who will remain unnamed, admitted to making the statements and investigators say the j...
Controversy Around Student Denied Diploma For Wearing Flag Goes Viral

Controversy Around Student Denied Diploma For Wearing Flag Goes Viral

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(Asheboro High School - Facebook Live Stream) LATEST UPDATE: Diploma Controversy Leads To Threats, Police Investigating ASHEBORO NC- The controversy over Asheboro High School denying a student his diploma after he wore a Mexican flag during the graduation ceremony Thursday night has gone viral.  It all started at the Asheboro High School graduation held Thursday, which was streamed live on Facebook by the school. Eighteen-year-old Ever Lopez walked past several teachers on his way to the stage with the Mexican Flag draped over his gown. As his name is called Lopez walks on stage and shakes hands with principal Crooks, but as he reaches for his diploma holder Dr. Crooks holds it back and there is an obvious exchange between the two. The student starts to appear to try...