Police Department


The Durham Police Department Headquarters building is currently closed to the public due to Covid-19


The Durham Police Department works together with the community to minimize crime, promote safety, and enhance quality of life in our city. 

Vision Statement

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. 

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Interim Chief Shari Montgomery

DPD Interim Chief Shari Montgomery
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Durham POlice Department 2019 Annual Report

Durham Police Department Use of Force Policy

The officers of the Durham Police Department are committed to protecting and serving all members of our community. To better enhance this relationship, we are providing clarification and information on our Use of Force policy.

  1. Durham Police Asking for Information on Robberies

    Durham police investigators are asking for information about a series of armed robberies that have targeted Hispanic victims since March 3. Read on...
  2. CrimeStoppers Reward Offered for Shooting Information

  3. Missing Person - Melissa Poitra

    DPD is trying to locate 42-year-old Melissa Ann Poitra. Read on...
  4. Durham Police Investigate Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash

    Durham police are asking for information about a fatal hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian that happened Tuesday evening on Fayetteville Street near Cook Road. Read on...
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