Professional Standards Division

  1. General Orders Office / Accreditation

    The Accreditation and General Orders Office maintains a liaison between the department and the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).

  2. Internal Affairs Unit

    The Internal Affairs Unit investigates resident complaints and administrative rule violations alleged against police personnel and reports the results of such investigations to the Chief of Police

  3. Secondary Employment Information

    The Durham Police Department has off-duty officers available for hire through a secondary employment program. Learn more information about the secondary employment program guidelines.

  4. Staff Inspections Unit

    The Staff Inspector serves to provide the Chief of Police and the Command Staff with information on departmental efficiency and effectiveness.

  5. Towing / ABC Permits

    The Towing Inspector / Permits Coordinator is a sworn officer who handles towing issues and ABC permits.