Sheriff McMahon Announces Reorganization

NEW HANOVER – Sheriff Ed McMahon is excited to announce that the structure of the Sheriff’s Office will be undergoing reorganization under his administration. In an effort to be open and accountable, a spreadsheet has been prepared which will show that this effort has resulted in a savings of approximately $80,000. This was accomplished by the elimination of one Lieutenant’s position and saving on position replacement costs of other positions. A copy of the spreadsheet reflecting this cost changes is attached.

As part of the reorganization, the following promotions are announced:

  • Major R.L. Smith is promoted to the rank of Chief Deputy.
  • Major S.A. Jones is promoted to the rank of Colonel.
  • Captain L.A. Ruefle is promoted to the rank of Major.
  • Lieutenant M.W. Vincent is promoted to the rank of Captain
    in the Support Services Division.
  • Lieutenant L.J. MacNeish is promoted to the rank of Captain
    in the Detention Division.
  • Lieutenant T.C. Robinson is promoted to the rank of
    Assistant Division Commander, Support Services Division.

Sheriff McMahon is pleased to have a strong support system under his command and looks forward to their insight and assistance in handling the day to day operations of the Sheriff’s Office. ###PIO-CGS

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