Police Department


Police Chief C.J. Davis

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 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.

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    As the July 4th weekend approaches, it will take residents collective effort to stem the surge of COVID-19 cases and reduce threats to safety posed by holiday traditions. Read on...
  2. Durham Police Employees Support Area Non-Profits

    Families and non-profits in our community are depending on human services now, perhaps more than any time in recent history. Read on...
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    Natasha Nelcia Rhodd-Leathers has been found and is safe. Read on...
  4. Statement by Police Chief Cerelyn J. Davis

    The Durham Police Department is respectful of those who wish to exercise their First Amendment Rights and peacefully protest. Read on...
  5. Durham Police Investigate Homicide on Holloway Street

    Durham police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened last night on Holloway Street. Read on...
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