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Henderson County News

Ride to Remember pays tribute to Ryan Hendrix

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Law officers would have given anything to have no reason to host the Ride to Remember.   Read Story »

Tags: law enforcement | officer-involved shooting | Ryan Hendrix

Edneyville News

LIGHTNING PHOTOS: Memorial service honors fallen officers

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Law officers, their families and supporters turned out Saturday evening on Police Officers Memorial Day to pay tribute to fallen officers and hear the community's law enforcement leaders call on them to be "keepers of the light of these fallen heroes."   Read Story »

Tags: law enforcement | officer involved shooting | Ryan Hendrix | police

Henderson County News

Sheriff's officer named police chief in Fletcher

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Tags: Erik Summey | law enforcement | Fletcher police

Henderson County News

Man in standoff with the law closes stretch of Willow Road

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Sheriff's deputies' involvement with a suspect barricaded in a home caused law officers to close Willow Road in the area of Moore Street west of the Valley Hill Fire & Rescue.   Read Story »

Tags: law enforcement | henderson county sheriff

Asheville Four Seasons Politics

Edwards would defund cities that defund police

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The morning after the Asheville City Council voted to cut police spending by 3 percent, state Sen. Chuck Edwards announced his intent to file legislation to defund cities that "defund" the police.   Read Story »

Tags: law enforcement | police

Henderson County News

Honor fallen deputy by thanking law officers

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We hope and pray that the death of Ryan Hendrix is not in vain.   Read Story »

Tags: law enforcement | Ryan Hendrix

Henderson County News

Drive-by visitation is set for Lt. 'Elvi' Foster

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Henderson County Sheriff’s Office will host a drive-by visitation to honor the memory of Lt. Terry “Elvi” Foster, who died Friday at the age of 57. The visitation will take place 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 16, at the sheriff's office, 100 N. Grove St.   Read Story »

Tags: law enforcement | news obituaries

Henderson County News

BRCC police chief wins worldwide association's 40 under 40 Leadership Award

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Blue Ridge Community College Police Chief Daran Dodd, who built the campus police force from the ground up and instituted active shooter and sexual assault training for students and faculty, was recently selected as one of 40 law enforcement professionals from around the world to receive the International Association of Chiefs of Police 40 Under 40 Leadership Award.   Read Story »

Tags: BRCC | school shootings | law enforcement | Laura Leatherwood | Daran Dodd | active shooter

Henderson County News

Mills River man convicted of firing at deputy, fighting arrest

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A 22-year-old man who authorities said shot at a law officers and refused repeated commands to surrender was convicted of three counts of assaulting an officer Monday in Henderson County Superior Court.   Read Story »

Tags: law enforcement

Henderson County News

Thin blue line grew wide when Lt. Case went down

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The thin blue line grew awfully wide on Thursday.   Read Story »

Tags: Hendersonville Police Department | Hendersonville Police Chief Herbert Blake | law enforcement | Lowell Griffin

Henderson County News

Harrys & Piggys thanks police, firefighters this weekend

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Harry's & Piggy's wants police officers and firefighters to know they're appreciated.   Read Story »

Tags: law enforcement | Harry\\\'s & Piggy\\\'s

Henderson County News

Kiwanis Club honors 'Caring' law officers

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Burnout is common in law enforcement.   Read Story »

Tags: Hendersonville Kiwanis Club | Morris Kaplan | law enforcement

Flat Rock News

Kiwanians honor top cops

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A state trooper who never got his boss to a promised lunch, a Fletcher officer who works in his spare time on a program to help children with autism, a sheriff's sergeant who volunteers as a middle school track coach, a Laurel Park officer and top bicycle racer who teaches bike safety and a two-time Hendersonville Police Department officer of the year were honored last week by the Hendersonville Kiwanis Club.     Read Story »

Tags: Hendersonville Kiwanis Club | law enforcement