ELIZABETH CITY, N.C. (WAVY) - The city manager of Elizabeth City announced Friday city police will begin patrolling ECSU on a daily basis.
According to City Manager Rich Olson's "FYI" newsletter dated May 3, the city will provide one supervisor and two police officers each day, as well as an investigator who will work Monday through Friday during the day.
ECSU will be paying the officers $25 per hour, according to Olson.
Earlier this week, ECSU named John Manley interim police chief. ECSU Police Chief Sam Beamon was placed on administrative leave April 25, stemming from the campus' handling of a complaint of assault and sexual battery.
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Officials have not confirmed the specific case that led to the investigation. However, an ECSU woman was sexually assaulted twice by her dorm leader on campus, and it wasn't until city police stepped in that her alleged attacker, Anthony Butler, was arrested.
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