Sheriff’s Office Looks to Cut $1 Million from Budget

NEW HANOVER – In the wave of the recent budget cut announcements, the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office has not been excluded.  Earlier this week Sheriff Ed McMahon was asked to trim $1 million dollars from his budget.

Sheriff McMahon plans to meet with his command staff on Monday and will work to accommodate the county’s request with public safety a high priority.  “I understand the seriousness of the shortfalls so I’m going to aggressively re-evaluate my budget, but I cannot sacrifice the safety and quality of service to the citizens,” said Sheriff Ed McMahon.

Sheriff McMahon is scheduled to discuss his results with the county commissioners during a budget work session on Wednesday.

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Sheriff's Office: 3950 Juvenile Center Road • Castle Hayne, NC 28429 • Phone 910-798-4200 • Fax 910-798-4212