Posted on: May 23, 2017

Durham Man Wanted for Murder

Officers responded to a shooting call at 1309 Hudson Ave. shortly after 7 p.m. When they arrived, they found Oliver who had been shot in the parking lot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Evans, 27, of Durham, is wanted for one count of murder.

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

America’s Night Out Against Crime to be held August 1

Neighborhoods, agencies and businesses are encouraged to support the celebration by organizing or sponsoring a NNO event or promotion. The evening of August 1 residents are asked to lock their doors, turn on outside lights and spend the evening outside wi...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Durham Police Athletic League ‘Day of Champions’ set for April 1

Durham Police Department’s Police Athletic League (PAL) will hold its youth basketball “Day of Champions” event on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at 1 p.m., at the Holt Athletic Association Gymnasium, 117 Milton Road, Durham.

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Durham Police Survey Shows Residents Have Positive View of Police Department

Durham residents have a positive perception of the Durham Police Department, according to the 2016 Durham Police Satisfaction Survey. The results were presented to the Durham City Council yesterday.

According to the survey, which was conducted by ETC Insti...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Police to Host Community Workshop about Safety, April 1

The Durham Police Department Community Resource Unit (CRU) is holding its annual Community Workshop on Saturday, April 1, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan Street. Session topics will include: Synthetic Drugs, Burg...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Five-Day Report on February 15, 2017 Officer-Involved Shooting

An officer-involved shooting occurred on February 15, 2017 on Glenbrook Drive. The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation is currently conducting an independent investigation into any potential violations of law by the involved officers, which is st...

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Posted on: February 16, 2017

February 15 Officer-Involved Shooting

The Durham Police Department (DPD) was involved in a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred this afternoon on Glenbrook Drive.

“We would like to express our concern and condolences to all involved. Any loss of life is always a tragic event...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

Durham Police Department Launches Instagram Site

The Durham Police Department (DPD) has increased its social media footprint with the launch of an Instagram site. Beginning today, January 24, Durham residents can connect with DPD on Instagram at “durhampolicedepartmentnc.”

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Women in Law Enforcement Open House Event, February 11

The Durham Police Department is hosting a Women in Law Enforcement Open House on Saturday, February 11, 2017, from 8 a.m. to noon. Following the check-in/meet and greet hour, consecutive sessions will begin promptly at 9 a.m. Topics presented will be of p...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Durham Police Department Launches Police-to-Citizen (P2C) Site

The Durham Police Department is launching its new Police to Citizen (P2C) online service to help people find information related to services provided by the department.  P2C will help people enter certain incident reports, perform simple searche...

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Durham Police Department External Nomination Form for DPD Service Awards

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The City of Durham Police Department (DPD) welcomes external nominations for two of its Service Awards that recognize commendable public safety/law enforcement service.

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Posted on: January 8, 2017

Durham Police Department Officers Providing Coats For Homeless Residents

Durham Police Department (DPD) officers are out helping homeless individuals during our first blast of winter weather.

DPD’s Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) and others recently handed out nearly 10 “Empowerment Coats” to homele...

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Posted on: October 26, 2016

Police to Hold Trunk or Treat Event October 29

The Community Resource Unit (CRU) of the Durham Police Department is holding a Trunk or Treat event Saturday, October 29, 2016, at the Walmart Supercenter at 1525 Glenn School Road from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shoppers, passer-byers, and the general public are ...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Durham Police Department Announces New Hiring Incentives

The City of Durham offers a benefits package that includes comprehensive health, vision and dental and competitive retirement plans. Additionally, the Durham Police Department (DPD) is now offering a new package of hiring incentives for both entry level B...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2016

Durham Police Department Names First-Ever LGBTQ Liaison

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Durham Police Department (DPD) Chief C.J. Davis has named Officer Charles Strickland Jr. as the department’s first liaison with the LGBTQ community in Durham.
In his new role, Strickland will serve as a resource for members of the LGBTQ community who are...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2016

More Than 100 Neighborhoods to Celebrate National Night Out August 2

On Tuesday, August 2, more than 100 Durham neighborhoods and groups will join 16,728 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian sites and military bases worldwide in observing the 33rd Annual National Night Out (NNO) crime and drug prevent...Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2016

America’s Night Out Against Crime set for August 2

Registration is underway for Durham’s observance of National Night Out (NNO), America’s Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, August 2, 2016. Neighborhoods, agencies and businesses are encouraged to support the celebration by organizing or sponsoring a NNO ...Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2016

Twins Charged with Turner Murder

Durham police have filed charges against two men in connection with the April 14 murder of 27-year-old Christopher Alexander Turner on East Piedmont Avenue. The suspects – Ari Shlasinger and Jordan Shlasinger (both 26 years of age) – are not in custody at...Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2016

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week April 10-16

The Victim Services Unit of the Durham Police Department (DPD) is observing 2016 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week with activities that support families and promote community awareness of victims’ rights and the services the unit provides. This year’s n...Read on...

Posted on: March 4, 2016

March 4 DPD Body Camera Draft Policy Update

The DPD has updated its draft body camera policy. View the most recent draft from March 4, 2016.

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Posted on: January 9, 2016

Durham Police Investigate Bank Robbery

Durham police are investigating a bank robbery that was reported Saturday morning at PNC Bank, 3732 North Roxboro Street.
A male entered the bank around 10:10 a.m. and gave a teller a note demanding money. No weapon was seen. The male fled with an und...Read on...

Posted on: December 31, 2015

Wanted Person – Jamol Louis Dixon

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Jamol Louis Dixon who is wanted in connection with the murder of 32-year-old Sanna Manneh on November 18, 2015.

Officers were dispatched at 10:52 p.m. on November 18 to a shooting call at the intersectio...Read on...

Posted on: December 30, 2015

Wanted Person – Corinthian Eddie Bowens

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Corinthian Eddie Bowens who is wanted in connection with the murder of 53-year-old Paul Jones on November 16, 2015.

Officers were dispatched at 1:12 a.m. on November 16 to a call about a man lying in the...Read on...

Posted on: December 10, 2015

Police and Community Again Earn NNO Accolades

Durham’s outstanding demonstration of positive police-community relationships on National Night Out (NNO) August 4, 2015, has again earned the City of Durham top national rankings by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW). For its observance Durham...Read on...

Posted on: November 16, 2015

Durham Police Completes 2015 Six-Month Traffic Stop Data Review

Durham Police has completed its 2015 Six-Month Traffic Stop Data Review.

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Posted on: October 27, 2015

Durham Police Arrest Men on Multiple Firearm, Robbery and Drug Charges

Officers from the Durham Police Department’s HEAT 2 squad investigated a suspicious vehicle and arrested two men on multiple firearm, robbery and drug charges Friday afternoon in the 100 block of Latta Road near Gatewood Drive.

At approximately 3:50 p...Read on...

Posted on: October 15, 2015

Join Community Services for National Crime Prevention Month 2015

Special Olympics fundraising, senior citizen recreation and Halloween safety outreach are key events planned for Durham Police Department’s 2015 National Crime Prevention Month observance. The Community Services Division is holding three major activities ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 14, 2015

Durham Police Hosts Statewide Summit on Violence

Police officials from throughout North Carolina held a summit on October 13 in Durham to discuss violent crime issues and trends and to identify violent crime reduction strategies.

The summit, which was held at a major corporation, was chaired by Rock...Read on...

Posted on: October 12, 2015

Police Arrest 11 People on DWI Charges at Checkpoint

Eleven people were arrested for driving while impaired during a DWI checkpoint late Friday/early Saturday on North Duke Street at Trinity Avenue.

Sixteen officers from the Durham Police Department, the Duke University Police Department and the Hillsbor...Read on...

Posted on: September 10, 2015

Five-Day Report - September 5 Officer-Involved Shooting

This is the five-day preliminary report about a fatal officer-involved shooting on September 5 on Angier Avenue.

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Posted on: September 4, 2015

Durham Police Arrest Five on Multiple Robbery Charges

Durham police arrested five suspects after they committed a series of armed robberies in East Durham on Thursday, September 3.

Three adults and two juveniles were arrested and charged with several counts of Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault ...Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2015

CrimeStoppers Rewards Offered for Information about Shootings

CrimeStoppers is offering rewards for information about several shootings from August 21-August 24.

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Posted on: August 27, 2015

Reward Offered for Information about Burglaries and Arsons

A reward is being offered for information about several burglaries and arsons during August at :Lynn Haven Apartments.

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Posted on: August 27, 2015

Reward Offered for Information about Shooting

A CrimeStoppers reward is being offered for information about the shooting of a security guard at Duke Manor Apartments on South LaSalle Street.

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Posted on: August 27, 2015

Wanted Person - Armand Lewis Langston

Armand Lewis Langston is wanted on charges in connection with a burglary on Homer Street.

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