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Public Safety

What determines if a firearm is legal or not when running a serial number? You asked!

How do you contact the sheriffs office about non-emergency matters, like someone target shooting late at night? You asked!

Why do they keep flying that police helicopter over my neighborhood?

If a business does not allow concealed weapons, does the owner have to ask someone carrying a concealed weapon to leave before calling law enforcement? You asked!

Can an HOA that has private roads set speed limits? How can they be enforced? You asked!

For such a small town, why does Southport have such a large fire station and ladder trucks? You asked!

Why doesn’t law enforcement issue tickets for noise disturbance on Palm Tree Island? You asked!

Are helmets required at local skate parks? If so, why is the requirement not enforced? You asked!

On February 12, 2017, an extremely loud message from the Sunny Point direction threatened to send drones with a countdown. What was this about? You asked!

How many Superfund sites and Brownfields are in New Hanover, Pender and Brunswick counties? You asked!

Can I have a firearm in my possession on my own property if I have consumed alcohol? You asked!

How many citations are issued for driving without headlights on? You asked!

Why is the no stopping, standing or parking rule not enforced at Wilmington International Airport? You asked!

If two people get in a altercation, can both parties press charges? You asked!

What do I have to do legally to keep anyone from carrying a concealed or open firearm on my private property? You asked!

Why is no sanitation rating posted at Great American Cookies at Independence Mall?

Whom do you call when a neighbor is burning leaves and a “No Burning Advisory” has been issued? You asked!

How can I see a 911 call made in my neighborhood? You asked!

How many people have been killed in accidents on the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge? You asked!

Who or what trains future Wilmington police officers? You asked!

Can I ride a motorcycle trike if I have a two-wheel (regular motorcycle license) without being retested? You asked!

How do I dispose of sharps (medication needles)?

Is requiring a dog license a state law or left to the discretion of counties? You asked!

What is the crime rate for the towns of Carolina and Kure Beach? You asked!

Could you provide statewide figures for gun permits and concealed carry permits? You asked!

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