The primary functions of the North Wilkesboro Police Department are, the preservation of the public peace and order, the prevention
and detection of crime, the apprehension of offenders, and the protection of life and property. The department must uphold the
Constitution of the United States of America, enforce the laws of the State of North Carolina, and maintain the ordinances of the
Town of North Wilkesboro. For these purposes the Police are endowed with legal authority. In the exercise of this power, justice
and equity should always be the activating motive.
The North Wilkesboro Police Department is a very community oriented police department. Catering to the needs of the general
public through many different aspects of each department division.
Currently our department is broken down into different divisions, with each one specializing in certain
areas as well as working closely with our other divisions.
We strive to fulfill every need and feasible request for the citizens of North Wilkesboro. One of our main goals is to establish and
maintain a good rapport with every citizen, especially the children, which we feel over a period of time, will make North Wilkesboro
a better place to live and visit.
The North Wilkesboro Police Department will commit its resources in partnership with the community to:
Integrity is the hallmark of the North Wilkesboro Police Department and we are committed to the highest performance standards,
ethical conduct, and truthfulness in all relationships.
- Promote a safe and secure environment, free from crime and the fear of crime.
- Maintain order and provide for the safe and expeditious flow of traffic.
- Practice our core values of integrity, respect, service, and fairness.
We treat all people with respect and in a dignified manner. We exhibit understanding of ethnic and cultural diversity, both in our
professional and personal endeavors.
We provide quality service in a courteous, efficient, and accessible manner.
We treat all people impartially and are responsive to the community.