Beaufort County Sheriff's Department Gets Honor

The Beaufort County Sheriff's Department has been awarded a national accreditation. The department is now one of only three sheriff's departments in the state to be awarded the accreditation. Cumberland and Durham Counties are the other two.

The honor recognizes the department for it's exceptionally high standards of law enforcement and management. The department had to meet over 370 individual standards and has to go through re-accreditation every three years to keep the honor.