Sounds like a Pi**ing match and the Sheriff and the Police Chief are doing the Peeing,,,,,on the hospital. It is a public facility. The Burgaw Police and The Pender County Sheriffs Dept. are Public entities. Figure it out and try to do it without dragging it through the rumor mill and the newspaper. 99% of the time I am sure one of the two agencies can spare an officer to deal with a mental patient or a drunk in the ER. My god, the Sheriffs Dept is right across the street, 50 yards from the ER. These agencies have been doing it for 60 years and now they find it is not in their interests? What about the public? Please, give me a break. If you can not make a random call to the hospital then what in the world do these guys do all day at the schools. Is the school board paying for the resource officers?
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