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Sheriff’s Office Holds Swannanoa Community Meeting

COPS meeting in Swannanoa, NCSwannanoa residents had an opportunity to meet with Sheriff Van Duncan and members of the Sheriff’s COPS (Community Oriented Problem Solving) team at a community meeting on August 11. In the photo above, Sheriff Van Duncan (in the background) looks on as Officer Reggie Ray talks with meeting attendees about law enforcement issues in the Swannanoa community.

The COPS team worked in Swannanoa for a month, identifying areas of public concern and meeting with local residents, businesses and organizations to address safety issues and criminal activities in the area. Residents were encouraged to not hesitate, but to call the Sheriff’s office immediately, if they see suspicious activity or have concerns relating to law enforcement.