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Governor Announces New Law Enforcement Leaders

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Gov. Pat McCrory has announced his choices to run three North Carolina law enforcement agencies.

Col. William J. Grey of Cary is taking over command of the North Carolina Highway Patrol.

FBI agent Gregory K. Baker of Raleigh has been chosen as director of Alcohol Law Enforcement. The agency enforces the state's alcohol, tobacco, lottery and gambling laws.

Clayton Police Chief Glen B. Allen has been chosen as head of the State Capitol Police. The agency provides security for workers and visitors at the state government complex in downtown Raleigh. The agency has been without a permanent chief since last summer, when Chief Scott Hunter died.

All three men were sworn into office during ceremonies in the old Capitol.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Gov. Pat McCrory has his choices to run three North Carolina law enforcement agencies under his oversight.

McCrory and Public Safety Secretary Kieran Shanahan was slated to announce Thursday the governor's picks to become commander of the state Highway Patrol, director of the Division of Alcohol Law Enforcement and chief of the State Capitol Police. The announcement also will include a swearing-in ceremony in the House chamber of the old Capitol.

The ALE director oversees the agency that enforces the state alcohol, tobacco, lottery and gambling laws.

State Capitol Police provides security for workers and visitors at the state government complex in downtown Raleigh. The agency has been without a permanent chief since last summer, following the death of Chief Scott Hunter.


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