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March/April 2018

CityView Magazine - Fayetteville, NC

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50 | March/April 2018 Th e St r e s s -F r e e So l u t i o n TO YOUR EVENT NEEDS! Do n't St r e s s - I t 's Un h e a lt h y 910.323.2409 • Photo Booths • Monograms • Audio Visual Rentals • Professional DJ Services • Event Lighting • Planning & Coordination Many supervisors will be doing things differently than they had before. An advantage to that is everyone gets a chance to learn something new and to help others who are learning as well, she said. "I really, really believe in team effort and working as a team," Hawkins said. "Nobody's going to fail because we're all going to support each other." Lt. Gary Womble, a spokesman for the department, said the changes are exciting. "She's breaking down so any walls and so many barriers in the way things are being done internally here," he said. "Once we got over being terrified, it's created a lot of excitement," said Major Laura Downing, now Hawkins' chief of staff. "You see people moving and talking and getting excited about their new assignments and learning something new. It's interesting to see." Downing said Hawkins has made it clear that every member of the department is a vital part of the team and if a mistake is made, "you talk about it and it's over and it's done and we all learn and we all move on." At a recent ceremony where 21 officers were promoted as part of the recent reorganization, banners on the stage proclaimed the department values that Hawkins says are key: Faith. T H A N K Y O U T O O U R S P O N S O R S

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