Sharpsburg, N.C. is pleased to announce Alvin “Al” Coley (Winston-Salem, N.C.) as its new Chief of Police, effective August 16th, 2012. Chief Coley offers a solid track record of demonstrated success with over twenty (20) years of police experience (North Carolina Highway Patrol). Coley retired from the State Troopers January 2012 as a Major, Director of Troop Operations West. The Town’s leadership expects Chief Coley to be very visible in the community, as the Town focuses more on community oriented policing and intergovernmental cooperation, which will enable the Town to better meet the needs of the citizens.
Chief Coley is a United States Army Veteran, who holds a Master of Arts Degree (Adult Education and Criminal Justice) from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C. and a Bachelor of Science Degree (Criminal Justice) from Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, N.C.
“Al Coley is an extremely educated man who brings a high level of energy, passion and a strong combination of demonstrated experiences — which will undoubtedly bolster our efforts as we strive to address community challenges now and in the future” Elton Daniels, Town Manager.
Chief Coley’s Swearing-In Ceremony is scheduled for:
Date: August 23rd, 2012
Time: 2:00 PM
Place: Olive Chapel Baptist Church Fellowship Hall 3406 N Hathaway Blvd (Highway 301), Sharpsburg, North Carolina.
For information please contact Mayor Sheila Williams at 252-266-8412