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Sheriff Talks Recruitment, COVID-19, Crime Numbers -Brevard NC


Last updated 5/11/2020 at 12:28pm

Sheriff David Mahoney

Sheriff David Mahoney said he no longer feels his hand being near the "panic button" when it comes to deputy recruitment and retention for his office.

Mahoney was speaking during the recent Transylvania County Board of Commissioners' meeting, where he gave his semi-annual report.

During last year's report, Mahoney talked about the "historic lows" of those interested in a law enforcement career but today that no longer seems to be the case. He attributed the turnaround in "no small part" to the commissioners backing a pay study and the new compensation plan that was implemented. Among othe...

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