The Moore County Law Enforcement Officers Association has received a 501(c) (3) status as a “Public Charity” from the Internal Revenue Service, according to a news release from the Southern Pines Police Department. The Moore County Law Enforcement Officers Association is a not for profit organization located in Moore County, North Carolina, whose membership consists of over 200 active and retired law enforcement officers and civilian law enforcement support staff.
According to Moore County Law Enforcement Officers Association, the mission of the Moore County Law Enforcement Officers Association is to promote social, charitable and educational activities for our membership, while providing for the wellbeing of our members and their families. It is additionally our goal to instill a spirit of benevolence, good will, integrity, and mutual respect between our members and the citizens of the communities we all proudly serve.
Southern Pines Police Chief Bob Temme who is the President of the Moore County Law Enforcement Officers Association stated, “While the Moore County Law Enforcement Association has been in existence since 1980, providing services to Moore County law enforcement officers and the community, we now have the opportunity to further expand the great work done by all members of the association both past and present.”
Some of the local member agencies include, Aberdeen Police Department, Carthage Police Department, Pinehurst Police Department, Southern Pines Police Department, Whispering Pines Police Department, Moore County Sheriff’s Office, Moore County Schools Police, Moore County District Attorney’s Office, and Moore County Clerk of Courts.
Any individual, business or corporation who wishes to make a tax deductible donation to the Moore County Law Enforcement Officers Association (LEOA) can do so by contacting the LEOA at P.O. Box 98, Carthage, NC 28327, on Facebook – Moore County Law Enforcement Officers Association, by email – [email protected], or via the internet at www.moorecountyleo.org.