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Whiteville Police & N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences host law enforcement information series

Whiteville Police and the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences will host a new series of events designed to help citizens learn more about local law enforcement.

The monthly presentation series focusing on law enforcement, public safety, and the community begins Tuesday (April 16), Major Alan May said.

“We want to reach out and build a better quality bond with the residents of our community and let them know we are here for them,” May said.

The hour-long classes will will be held at the museum, located at 415 Madison St, Whiteville. Beginning with the May event, presentations will be held from 5-6 p.m. on the last Tuesday of every month.

Chief Jeffrey Rosier will be the keynote speaker for the first presentation and will entertain questions and discuss the Whiteville Police Department’s plans for the community.

Current plans call for other speakers on special operations (K9, SWAT, and hostage negotiations), fraud and scam alerts, active shooters, detective and investigation operations, and many other topics.

The first presentation is scheduled for Tuesday at 5 p.m.  May will present an overview of the Whiteville Police Department and law enforcement history.

Additional dates, topics and speakers are:

May 14: Law Enforcement Special Operations – Lt. William Hinz

June 11: The Community and the Police – Lt. Thomas Riggins

July 9:  Human Trafficking – Major Alan May

Aug. 13: Frauds and Scams – Det. Ron Guyton

Sept. 17:  Keeping Your Community Safe; A guide to being a vigilant citizen – Det. Amy Corder

For more information, contact the Whiteville Police at 642.5111 or the museum at 914.4185.


Stuart Rogers