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Bass FishingBelow is the schedule for the bass fishing club events this year. All NSO employees are invited to participate.

The following fishing schedule was decided by the club February 11, 2017. The schedule is listed below:

  • March 25: North River
  • April 14: Perquimans River
  • May 20: Little River
  • June 17: Chowan River
  • July 21: Chickahominy River
  • August 20: North Landing
  • September 24: Nottaway River
  • October 14: Pasquotank River
  • November 4: Northwest River

deputies riptideDeputies from NSO played a key role in a widely reported felon sweep conducted on March 1 by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives as part of a months-long investigation called "Operation Riptide."

The sweep was the culmination of an investigation that began in Fall, 2016 and targeted people suspected of violent crimes in Norfolk, or illegally in possession of firearms.

Six NSO deputies used three vans to provide transportation for the suspects as they were arrested. The assitance was requested by the Norfolk Police Department.

amos reading letterLast year, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made the decision to protest perceived injustices committed by law enforcement officers by choosing to kneel during the rendering of the National Anthem before games. 

Shortly after Kaepernick began doing this, former Norfolk Police Officer and current Critical Incident Stress Management/ Peer Support Team Director and Staff Chaplain for NSO Chris Amos wrote an open letter to the NFL player and posted it on Facebook explaining why he thought Kaepernick's negative statements about law enforcement officers and agencies were unfair, comparing how the sacrifices made by LEOs every day stack up with those associated with a career in the NFL.

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