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Cary Chapter to Sponsor Officer of the Year Award In Honor of Retired Detective George Almond

The Cary Chapter board recently voted to sponsor an Officer of the Year Award in honor of retired Detective George Almond. Almond, a PBA member, was shot in the line of duty in October of 2001. Almond survived the shooting and returned to duty as a Detective in juvenile investigations before retiring in August of 2004. George was born in Salisbury and attended East Rowan High School. He later attended Appalachian State University majoring in Criminal Justice. There he met his wife Pam. They have two children named Kaley and Emily. George, who worked for the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and the Cary Police Department for eleven years, keeps busy by speaking to church, school, and civic groups about his experience. He is also involved with volunteer work at his daughter's school. George will be part of the committee that will set up the criteria and nominating process for the award. George will also be the presenter of the annual award. The committee is chaired by Randall Rhyne. Shawna Geyer is also on the committee. In the coming weeks they will be announcing the process for selection for this important award for the Chapter.

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North Carolina PBA presents Certificates of Appreciation to Legislators

July 5, 2019

The NCPBA was proud to be on hand recently to present Certificates of Appreciate certificates to four deserving legislators. These legislators by their efforts have proven they support law enforcement officers and the values of the PBA. Certificates were presented to Rep. Steve Ross, Rep. Dennis Riddell, Rep. Jon Hardister, and Rep. Carla Cunningham.

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North Carolina PBA presents 'Legislative Excellence Awards' to Legislators

June 26, 2019

The NCPBA was proud to be on hand June 26th to present their 'Legislative Excellence' award to five deserving legislators. These legislators by their efforts have proven they support law enforcement officers and the values of the PBA. Awards were presented to Rep. Holly Grange, Rep. Debra Conrad, Rep. Bobby Hanig, Rep. Billy Richardson, and Rep. David Lewis.

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Whistleblower Protection Legislation Passes the House

May 7, 2019

The NCPBA was proud to be on hand today as HB 348 passed the House by a 115-1 vote. HB 348 as originally filed by Rep. Holly Grange, Rep. Debra Conrad, Representative Bobby Hanig, and Rep. Billy Richardson offered protections from retaliation for municipal police officers who report corruption. The bill passed through the Judiciary Committee and was later given a referral to the Rules Committee by Rep. Lewis after Rep. Faircloth and Rep. Allen McNeill offered a PCS (Proposed Committee Substitute) that would protect all municipal employees. The PBA wants to thank all of these legislators for their efforts with this critical piece of legislation.

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