Moore County's Frequently Asked Questions page

Frequently Asked Questions

Are Moore County Schools Police Officer's sworn law enforcement officers?
Yes, Moore County Schools Police Officers are sworn law enforcement officers. Our officers have full arrest powers while in their jurisdiction. Officers have jurisdiction on all Moore County Schools campuses as well as locations owned or leased by the Moore County Board of Education.

What are the qualifications to be a Moore County Schools Police Officer?
A: All applicants must be Basic Law Enforcement Training certified.

Do Moore County Schools Police Officer's handle discipline in the schools?
No, Moore County Schools Police Officer's do not handle discipline issues. School Principals are responsible for making decisions concerning school disciplinary actions. Moore County Schools Police Officer's will sit in on parent/teacher conferences if requested. It is the Moore County Schools Police duty to handle the law enforcement issues and to maintain a safe learning environment.

If I have a question, comment, complaint or concern regarding a Moore County Schools Police Officer who do I contact?
Contact Chief Arthur Frye at the Central Office. You can reach him by calling 910.947.2976 ext 100276 or email to afrye@ncmcs.org. If you are still unable to contact Chief Frye please call Debbie Thomas at 910.947.2976 ext 100241 or email to dthomas@ncmcs.org.

Who is the Administrator over the Moore County Schools Police?
The Administrator over the Moore County Schools Police is, Dr. Seth Powers, Director for Student Support Services.

  • Moore County Schools
  • 5277 Hwy. 15-501 South, Carthage, NC 28327
  • 910-947-2976
  • 910-947-3011
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