2nd chance results in 2nd DWI for det...

2nd chance results in 2nd DWI for detective

There are 24 comments on the Asheville Citizen-Times story from Feb 16, 2009, titled 2nd chance results in 2nd DWI for detective. In it, Asheville Citizen-Times reports that:

Jonathan Austin * [email protected] * published February 17, 2009 12:15 am MARSHALL Madison County Sheriff John Ledford said he offered a job to an experienced officer in June 2000 even though ...

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Since: Feb 08

Franklin, VA

#24 Mar 9, 2009
possum offspring wrote:
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Gee guys do you not know that John Ledford was fired from ALE? He was caught gambling in a Federal sting in 1998...around the same time he ran for sheriff in Madison County. He likes to tell the idiots over in Madison that he resigned.
Kip left Madison Sheriff department because of Buddy Harwood and Denny Goforth- both thugs
That whole Goforth are likened to a pack of little weasels.They are sneaky as heLL and have a vicious bite but they run and hide when cornered.

Since: Feb 08

Suffolk, VA

#27 Apr 7, 2009
possum offspring wrote:
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Buddy must be posting this no one thinks of him other than corrupt and Stupid
No I am definately NOT Buddy far from it.I am female.I just have a deep dislike for his brother.

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#28 Apr 21, 2009
Sheriff John Ledford is one of the best Sheriff's I know and a good friend. I am certain at the time Sheriff Ledford hired Gaddy he made it clear that he would not tolerate a repeated offense in terms of conduct such as DWI. It appears to me that the Sheriff hasn't tolerated it either, Gaddy no longer works there. It should be noted by all that choose to be so critical, there is no perfect science to hiring people-- people, police officers or not are human beings and yes they some times make poor decisions and pay for them accordingly just like anyone else. If we had a crystal ball it would be an easy job from where the Sheriff sits (in terms of hiring) but that is not the case, He and all LE Executives take a chance with every person they hire and try to the best of their ability to hire good people. The people of Madison County are lucky to have such a dedicated professional running their law enforcement services!
Alphonse Copone

Maxton, NC

#29 Apr 21, 2009
North Madison wrote:
God bless the NCSHP !!!
Agree, they make all the money and get the opportunity to haul the governor around every now and then.

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