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27 sheriffs from N.C. graduate from leadership institute, one from ENC

Pamlico County - Sheriff Chris Davis of Pamlico County graduated Friday from the Sheriffs' Leadership Institute. This training was sponsored by the North Carolina Sheriffs' Association and partially funded through a grant from the Governor's Crime Commission.

Twenty-seven sheriffs from across the state received their diplomas at a ceremony held at the William and Ida Friday Center at The University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

The Sheriffs' Leadership Institute consisted of four one-week training programs conducted over a period of two years. The first two weeks were designed to provide specific, technical skills necessary to assume the Office of Sheriff. The second two weeks were designed to further their knowledge, skills, and abilities in the leadership and management of the sheriff's office.

This Institute is a national model and provided leadership and technical training, specifically designed for sheriffs, like no other training in the United States.

The Association Headquarters is located in Raleigh, North Carolina. Edmond W. Caldwell, Jr. serves as Executive Vice President and General Counsel.


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