Showing posts with label exmore police chief. Show all posts
Showing posts with label exmore police chief. Show all posts

Friday, April 16, 2010

Mourning Continues For Exmore Police Chief

The community continues to morn the loss of Exmore Police Chief Steve Eliott. Chief Elliott died Tuesday evening when a tire blew on the pickup he was driving causing the vehicle to go into a ditch. He died at the scene.
Exmore Town Councilman Ken Carpenter had this to say about Elliott.

"Officer Steve Elliot was the quintessential police officer in my opinion," said Ken Carpenter of the Exmore Town Council. "He was a natural born leader He was also very much aware of the limitations that police must exercise. Steve is irreplaceable.He will be missed by the town's people especially on the back of losing our Mayor ten months ago."

Captain Tom Potts of the Exmore Police Department released this statement on Wednesday.

The Exmore Police Department would like to thank everyone for their phone calls and prayers for the untimely death of Chief Steven T. Elliott. We cannot put into words how devastating a loss it is to this department and to the Town of Exmore. Chief Elliott was a great friend, confidant and mentor to many throughout the community. His passing will greatly affect his many friends and family for years to come."

Chief Steven Elliott joined the Exmore Police force in 1982. In nearly three decades of service, people who knew him say he made an impact on everyone he met.

A funeral service will be held Sunday at 2 PM at the Doughty Funeral home.