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Deputy Chief Jordan: Policing The Same At Its Core – Brevard, NC


Last updated 2/3/2021 at 3:41pm

Whether it’s 500 square miles, or 5 miles, of jurisdiction, the mission of law enforcement remains consistent, according Tom Jordan, the newly appointed deputy chief of the Brevard Police Department (BPD).

On moving from Montgomery County, Md., which has a population of 1.1 million, with a police staff of 1,300 sworn officers and 600 civilians, to the smaller city of Brevard, Jordan said the challenges and goals of policing are still there.

By nature, within a larger jurisdiction, there will always be a greater number of incidents because “there are more players on the field.” Howev...

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