NHC Sheriff McMahon promotes six employees

Posted by Debra Worley - email

NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT) - New Hanover County Sheriff Ed McMahon promoted six employees Wednesday morning.

The office was able to save nearly $80,000 with the promotions and only eliminated one lieutenant position and saving on position replacement costs of other positions.

The following promotions were made and are effective immediately:

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

Sheriff McMahon said he is pleased to have a strong support system under his command and looks forward to their insight and assistance in day to day operations.

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