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The mission of the Durham Police Department is to minimize crime, promote safety, and enhance the quality of life in partnership with our community.
The vision of the Durham Police Department is to be a progressive law enforcement agency committed to reducing crime by providing the best quality of service, fostering public confidence and maintaining the highest standards of excellence as a community partner for positive change.
For more information, contact Kimberle Walker, Senior Public Affairs Specialist at (919) 560-4322 extension 29194.
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NOTE: DPD's rate for off-duty security is $25 per hour for a three hour minimum. If more than three officers are needed, a supervisor is required (at a rate of $30/hr) The holiday rate for all officers is $35/hr.
* If your event/proposal is exploratory/tentative as of this application, please share your ideas for what you would like to accomplish with DPD's help.
Coordinators of most events that take place on public property owned or controlled by the City of Durham must obtain a special event permit. Click the link above.
Events planned to take exclusively on private property do not need a special event permit, but they may require a temporary use permit from the City-County Planning Department. Click link above.
If you are serving food at your event, a permit may be required. Contact the Durham County Health Department (Environmental Health Division) by calling (919) 560-7800 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coordinators with questions regarding permits should contact the permitting departments/agencies directly for more information.
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Partnership requests will be reviewed by various units of DPD as applicable to determine if your special event and/or initiative aligns with current priorities, timelines, benchmarks and resources - both staffing and fiscal.
Special Events Permit (noted above) is required, processing and issuance of the permit can take from 15 to 45 days.
The Police Department reserves the right to decline or terminate participation in a special event or partnership.
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