Cary, NC – For the past five years, Headliners barbershop has been hosting conservations between Cary police officers and members of the African-American community to improve relations. These talks coincide with the events in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014, and this weekend, the discussions at the barbershop will center around Ferguson and what has happened in the five years since, with Ferguson’s new police chief sitting in. Read more
Cary, NC – After serving as Cary’s interim chief of police since December 2018, Toni Dezomits has now been named the Cary Police Department’s official chief and says she plans to continue the work of past chiefs while also working on changing the department’s organizational structure. Read more
Cary, NC – Late in 2018, Cary police arrested a woman who admitted to ethnically and religiously motivated vandalism, including vandalizing a Cary synagogue that was the target of threats earlier in the year. Read more
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“If I had to paint a picture to show the world how true love can really be, I would use the brightest colors to create a vision of harmony.”
These are the opening lyrics to the song “What Is The Color Of Love” by Billy Ocean. He was big time back in the 1980s and early 1990s. I was on a long bike ride last week and this song came to mind. Read more
Cary, NC – At a time when tensions between police departments and communities of color are prominent in the news, local programs have been working to bridge any divides between these two groups in Cary. Many of these programs were started because of one man who went to the police station because he was afraid of his son’s future. Read more
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One is from New Jersey, one is from North Carolina. One owns a barbershop, the other one is the Chief of Police in the town where the barbershop is located. One has had some not-so-good experiences with Police Officers, the other one prides himself on recruiting only the best “PEOPLE” to become Police Officers. One had “ZERO” trust for the badge, the other one wants to desegregate the badge. They may sound like oil and water to most, but they’ve become the beginning two pieces of the puzzle that has taken the hearts of grown men, of many races, from battling to brotherhood. Read more
Cary, NC – Anger, frustration, some resentment, zero patience and a whole lot to say!! These are all of the ingredients I put into my little “attitude bowl” before I made my way down to the Cary Police Department almost two years ago. Read more
Cary, NC – Early morning on Sunday, May 28, 2017, Cary police responded to a 911 call of a burglary, eventually leading to the shooting and death of a suspect by a Cary police officer. Read more
Cary, NC – This past Thursday, April 20, 2017, Cary Police deputized and attended the funeral of a West Cary boy who was drawn to the police. Read more
Editor’s Note: CaryCitizen received this information from a Town of Cary press release.
Cary, NC — Patricia Bazemore, Cary’s Police Chief, is hanging up her Town of Cary badge on July 31, 2015 after serving the Cary community for 29 years. Read more