Police Department

Effective Monday, August 2, all visitors and employees must wear a mask to enter City facilities.


Mission Statement 

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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DPD Chief P.V. Andrews

                Police Chief Patrice Andrews

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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.

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