Retired police chief receives Order of the Long Leaf Pine

KURE BEACH, NC (WWAY) — Retired Kure Beach Police Chief Dennis Cooper has received the Governor’s Order of the Long Leaf Pine Award.

In a press release the Town of Kure Beach said Chief Cooper retired June 30 after serving 24 years on the police force, with 20 of those years as Chief.

The town said Cooper encouraged education, training, and community police and that Kure Beach Police officers reflected the values he possessed.

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