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Durham Police Department

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The Durham Police Department is responsible for protecting and safeguarding the lives and property of Durham residents through enforcement of criminal laws and safety education. Core functions are carried out through five operational bureaus: Uniform Patrol, Investigative Services, Administrative Services, Community Services and Office of the Chief. In addition, the department works collaboratively with City, County and State departments, area public safety agencies and community organizations to maximize resources and security and to heighten resident engagement in safety and crime-related issues.
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Wanted Person - Daryl Larmar Brooks

Durham Police Make Arrest in Trotter Ridge Road Homicide​
Update - Durham Police Investigate Homicide
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Chief of Police
Jose L. Lopez, Sr.
Mailing Address
505 W. Chapel Hill St.
Durham, N.C. 27701
(919) 560-4322
(919) 560-4971
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The Durham Police Department is an Internationally Accredited Law Enforcement Agency