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New Hanover County Sheriff's Office

New Hanover County Sheriff's want ankle bracelets for domestic violence abusers

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The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office has applied for a grant to purchase ankle bracelets to track domestic violence abusers out of jail on pre-trial release. Full story...
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New traffic enforcement initiative will concentrate on various violations

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The kick-off for a new traffic enforcement program is taking place Tuesday afternoon. The new initiative is called Wilmington AWARE, or Area-Wide Aggressive Road Enforcement. Full story...
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Undercover drug deal leads to car chase, suspect caught

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videoAn undercover drug deal Monday night ended with detectives getting their man, but not without the suspect putting up a fight. Full story...
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Causey announces retirement

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff Sid Causey surprised a lot of people when he announced his retirement Tuesday. At age 64, Sheriff Causey is taking the county's golden parachute, the early retirement package aimed at trimming New Hanover County's payroll. Full story...
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Deputies use pepper spray at Williston Middle School fight

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A fight broke out behind the school while a talent show was going on inside. The school resource officer and a faculty member attempted to break up the fight and were rushed by the crowd. Full story...
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Make a Child Smile a success at Murrayville Elementary School

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Wednesday, the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office helped make Christmas special for almost 100 kids. Full story...
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Cracking down on counterfeit goods

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videoState and local law enforcement agents are cracking down on counterfeit goods in our area. The Secretary of State spoke on the subject today in Wilmington. Full story...
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Two local female officers make history

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Lieutenant Kathleen Cochran of the Wilmington Police Department and Major Rhonda Smith of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Department just graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Full story...
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New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department and the Wilmington Police Department join forces

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The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Department and the Wilmington Police Department are joining forces to try and reduce gang violence in the area. Full story...
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Electronic monitoring systems for abusers

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videoTarica Pulliam's death is an unfortunate example of a domestic violence case that ended in death. The district attorney's office, and New Hanover County Sheriff's Department are now looking at how they can keep domestic violence victims, safe. Full story...
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Large crowd turns out for funeral of slain deputy

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videoIt has been five days since New Hanover County detention officer Tarica Pulliam was gunned down outside her home. Today, her friends, family, and fellow law enforcement officers gathered to say goodbye. Full story...
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Scholarship fund set up for murder victim's daughter

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The search for an alleged murderer ended yesterday with the suspect turning a gun on himself. Full story...
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Man wanted for murdering deputy kills himself

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videoWe have breaking news tonight about the search for a man wanted in the murder of a New Hanover County Sheriff's deputy. Full story...
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UPDATE: Anthony Bowen: suspect in Detention Officer murder

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriff's Deputies are following new leads in the murder of one of their own. Tarica Pulliam was shot several times near her aparment this morning. Investigators are looking for Anthony Bowen. Tarica Pulliam took out a restraining order on Bowen 3 months ago. In the documents we learn Bowen was physically abusing Pulliam and even threatened to kill her. Full story...
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Update - Detention officer shot, killed outside home

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videoNew Hanover County Sheriffs deputies are investigating an early-morning shooting involving a department colleague. Full story...
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