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Impaired Driving Campaign to Include More Law Enforcement Patrols

Impaired Driving Campaign to Include More Law Enforcement Patrols

Government, Traffic & Roads
Credit: NC DOT RALEIGH N.C. (NC DOT) – State and local law enforcement officers will be out in force over the next two weeks as part of the “Labor Day Booze It & Lose It” campaign, officials announced at a campaign launch Monday in Davidson County. Increased patrols and checkpoints will be conducted statewide starting today through Sept. 10, to keep impaired drivers off North Carolina roads. North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein helped lead Monday’s kickoff event at the Davidson County Rest Area off Interstate 85 South. “Keeping people safe has to be job one for all of us,” Stein said. “If you drink and drive, you will get caught. Protect yourself and others – never operate a motor vehicle if you’ve been drinking.” The “Booze It & Lose It” campaign aims to elimina...
Sheriff’s Citizen Academy Taking Applications

Sheriff’s Citizen Academy Taking Applications

Government
A K9 handler demonstrates the Sheriff’s Office K9 during a Citizen Academy at the Randolph County Emergency Services Headquarters. (Credit: Randolph County Sheriff’s Office via Facebook) ASHEBORO N.C. - The Randolph County Sheriff's Office is again offering the Sheriff's Citizen Academy to Randolph County residents who are interested in learning more about the Sheriff's Office and how they operate. The Randolph County Sheriff's Office Citizen Academy is designed to help citizens understand how the Sheriff's Office operates. Class for the upcoming academy include a tour of the Sheriff's Office and Emergency Services Headquarters, driving, firearm, and K9 demonstrations, tours of the jail and courthouse, and the oppertunity to learn more about everything from Community Based Programs,...
Crime Stoppers Raising Money with ‘Back the Blue’ Shirts & Gun Raffle

Crime Stoppers Raising Money with ‘Back the Blue’ Shirts & Gun Raffle

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - Randolph County Crime Stoppers is raising money to help prevent crime and pay rewards for tips. Here is how you can help. Since 1983 Randolph County Crime Stoppers has been helping citizens and law enforcement communicate to help solve crimes and make a safer community. What is less known is that as a non-profit organization the organization does not receive tax money from any County or Municipal governments. All the money used to run the organization, including paying rewards for tips, comes from the community through donations and fund-raising activities. Through partnerships with all Randolph County law enforcement agencies, Randolph County Crime Stoppers provides ways for citizens to submit anonymous crime tips and information. Those tips are passed on to law en...