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FIRST ON 3: Leland reveals Jayne reprimand to start year on right foot
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 01/20/2012 - 10:54pm.

video At last night's Leland Town Council meeting, Town Manager David Hollis revealed that Police Chief Tim Jayne has been on probation for months. In fact the reprimand came the very same night we first reported on the issues inside the Leland Police Department.

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ONLY ON 3 & THE LNR: Leland leaders set for big pay hike
Submitted by Asha Dave on Tue, 11/08/2011 - 8:38am.

video Voters in Leland will go to the polls tomorrow to elect a new mayor and two new members of town council. When those three people take office, the town's elected leaders will be getting a significant pay raise.

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ONLY ON 3: Sheriff responds after Leland rejects offer to help
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Fri, 10/21/2011 - 10:59pm.

video Brunswick County Sheriff John Ingram offered his internal affairs investigator for free to look into a slew of allegations within Leland's police department, including sex at the station house, an officer pulling his gun on a colleague and an alcohol-fueled fight involving the police chief. But at last night's town meeting, council members voted against the plan.

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Leland Town Council votes to hire new manager, shoots down another investigation
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 10/20/2011 - 10:59pm.

video There has been a cloud of allegations surrounding the town of Leland's police department for quite some time now. Two of the most recent include officers using the police station for sexual liaisons and an incident where one officer pointed a gun at another. The town has asked the S.B.I. to help investigate the allegations.

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ONLY ON 3 INVESTIGATION UPDATE: New details on allegations of misconduct inside Leland Police Department
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/19/2011 - 10:59pm.

video We are learning more about issues within the Leland Police Department. We've told you about the alleged fight between Leland Police Chief Tim Jayne and one of his officers last year during a bachelor party in myrtle beach. Now a witness has come forward.

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Leland Town Council meets tonight to discuss "personnel actions"
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 10/06/2011 - 10:39am.

video After an ongoing WWAY NewsChannel 3 Investigation into allegations of misconduct and corruption within the Leland Police Department, the Leland Town Council has called a special meeting at 7 p.m. to discuss what Mayor Pro Tem Brenda Bozeman calls "personnel actions." Leland residents are encouraged to be at the meeting.

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ONLY ON 3: Leland council members to call for private investigation of PD
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Thu, 10/06/2011 - 10:35am.

videoEarlier this week Leland Town Council called a special meeting for tomorrow night. WWAY has learned whether it's the main topic or not, at least one council member plans to ask for a private investigator to look into mounting allegations against Leland's Police Department.

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ONLY ON 3: Leland Councilwoman wants police department investigated; Mayor Futch holding up approval
Submitted by Katie Harden on Fri, 09/30/2011 - 10:59pm.

video We're the only local news outlet following allegations of corruption and misconduct within the Leland Police Department. Today, a town leader came forward to talk about what she thinks needs to be done. Leland Town Councilwoman Martha Currie wants Mayor Futch to call a special meeting to discuss hiring a private investigator to look into the allegations but says Futch won't pull the trigger on the meeting.

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