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I am pleased to announce my candidacy in the 2018 Election to the Honorable position of Sheriff of Moore County.

My 34 year career in law enforcement began in Aberdeen as a Patrol Officer and I retired as Chief of Police. During that time I held supervisory positions in Patrol, Criminal Investigations and Administration. After my retirement, I served as a Moore County Magistrate for 2 years. I continue to maintain my North Carolina Law Enforcement Certification.

My education includes an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice and a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services. I hold 2 North Carolina Advanced Law Enforcement Certificates and a North Carolina Law Enforcement Instructor Certification. During my career, I have received over 3000 hours of law enforcement and management training.

My wife (Lois) of 32 years and I have been blessed with 3 daughters and 5 grand-children. We live in Jackson Springs and are members of Yates Thagard Baptist Church in Carthage. I volunteer as President of the Board of Directors for the Eagle Springs Fire Department. I am a Life Member of the North Carolina association of Chiefs of Police, a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police and a member of the Moore County Law Enforcement Officer Association.

Even though the office of Sheriff is a politically elected position, law enforcement is to remain non-partisan. It has been my practice and belief throughout my career, that the goal of law enforcement is to protect and serve everyone fairly, respectfully and without prejudice. This is my promise to every citizen in Moore County.

Respectfully,
Michael Connor

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Local News

  • Putnam Church Road Closure 8/15 – 8/22 +

    The NC Department Of Transportation will be closing Putnam Church Road between address 1015 and Wiley Road, beginning 8/15/17 thru Read More
  • Changing the World One Girl Scout at a Time +

    Raleigh, NC — For over a century Girl Scouts has remained true to its mission to build girls of courage, Read More
  • Food Bank Holding Stuff The Truck Event September 16th +

    The Food Bank Of CENC is hosting a Stuff The Truck Event at Wal-Mart in Aberdeen on Saturday, September 16th. Read More
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Crime Reports

  • Two Arrested After Drug Investigation Nets Two Pounds Of Methamphetamine +

    Following a six-month drug investigation, Sheriff Neil Godfrey announced the arrest of two brothers for trafficking in methamphetamine. Read More
  • District Attorney Announces Guilty Verdict In First Degree Murder Trial For Adam White +

    Adam Anthony White of Hoffman North Carolina was sentenced to life in prison without parole after being convicted by a Read More
  • Sheriff Godfrey Announces The Arrest Of Two For West End Area Breaking And Entering +

    Sheriff Neil Godfrey announces the arrest of Thomas Pugsley Jr. and Reshaun Walker for the breaking and entering of a Read More
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Obituaries

  • Peter Madsen of Vass Obituary +

    Peter Madsen, age 82, of Vass, passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at Westfield Nursing Home, surrounded by his Read More
  • Floyd Graham Jordan of West End Obituary +

    Floyd Graham Jordan, 82,of West End, NC died Tuesday August 15, 2017 at Sandy Ridge Assisted Living in Candor, NC. Read More
  • Betty McAllister of Garner formally of Carthage Obituary +

    Betty McAllister., 81, of Garner, formally of Carthage, died Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017, at Vidant Medical Center, Greenville. Read More
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Accident & Fire

  • Toddler & Adults Escape Injury After Car Hits Tree Tuesday Outside West End +

    A passenger car ran off of the road striking a tree Tuesday afternoon outside of West End. Read More
  • Motorcycle Collides With Mower On NC 24/27 Tuesday +

    A motorcycle collided with a mower Tuesday morning outside of Cameron blocking one lane of the highway and seriously injuring Read More
  • One Injured In Three Vehicle Accident In West End Monday Afternoon +

    One person was injured and the roadway partially blocked by a three vehicle accident in West End Monday afternoon. Read More
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