Police Department


Police Chief C.J. Davis

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 the 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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Durham Halloween Safety Guidelines & Events

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. SAKI Grant and Sexual Assault Cold Case Unit Arrests

    The Durham Police Department’s Cold Case Sexual Assault Unit has filed charges against 11 people in connection with 15 sexual assault cases going back as far as 1984. Read on...
  2. Police vs. Seniors 2020 Olympic Challenge – The Mask-a-Rade

    Durham’s popular Police vs. Seniors Olympic Challenge is going curbside this year in the form of a Mask-a-Rade. Read on...
  3. National Night Out 2020 – Let’s Go the Distance, Durham

    Tuesday, October 6 is National Night Out (NNO). The Durham Police Department (DPD) will kick off a month-long observance to heighten neighborhood/community spirit and emphasize a collective resolve to cultivate positive police and community relationships. Read on...
  4. Durham Police Investigate Hit-and-Run Crash

    Durham police are asking for information about a hit-and-run crash that left one person seriously injured Saturday night on Angier Avenue at Pleasant Drive. Read on...
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