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Posted on: July 30, 2020

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We’re replacing existing 1930s era water mains near and within the American Tobacco District to improve service delivery. Approximately 10,000 feet of waterlines within the American Tobacco vicinity area will be replaced, and approximately 4,600...

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American Tobacco District Waterline Replacement Project Updates

News Flash

Posted on: September 1, 2020

September 2020 Spotlight:

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The City Clerk’s Office Presents the Monthly Board Member Spotlight:

KEELAN BROWN, DURHAM PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (dpac) oVERSIGHT COMMITTEE 

Why would you encourage someone in the community to apply to be on a board, committee, or commiss...

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Board Member Spotlight

News Flash

Posted on: September 10, 2020

Durham mayor pro tem talks participatory budgeting, criminal justice reform

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Budget processes are expanding to include community members, and Durham is leading the way nationally, the city’s mayor pro tempore said at a Tuesday event.

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

WalletHub.com Names Durham 5th Best-Run City in America

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Durham ranks No. 5 on a list of places that are managing local resources to benefit residents, according to results published Monday from Wallethub.

Durham received a top 10 score in the budget category.

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

FY21 Budget Book

FY21 Adopted Budget Book Cover

The Budget and Management Services Department has completed the FY21 Budget Book. The budget book contains detailed information about the City's funds (i.e. the General Fund), departmental budgets, multi-year projections, the strategic plan, and more.

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

City Council Adopts FY21 Budget

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Earlier this evening, the Durham City Council approved the FY2020-2021 budget that contained no property tax rate increase and creates a special COVID-19 response and recovery fund. The City’s property tax rate will remain at 53.17 cents...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Durham's Proposed FY21 Budget Reflects Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic

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Citing financial uncertainties and declining revenue caused by COVID-19, City Manager Tom Bonfield presented a proposed FY21 budget and announced the creation of a COVID-19 response and recovery fund at virtual City Council meeting...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Durham Delays Tax Increase, Faces Nearly $12M Budget Shortfall Due to Covid-19

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In March, Durham city leaders were moving forward with a nearly balanced budget. But all those plans are on hold as the COVID-19 pandemic dramatically reshapes the budget landscape for Durham and cities across the state scrambling to adjust FY21 budgets.

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Business Insider Recognizes PB Durham's Role in Accelerating Urban Leadership Lab

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eMerging Entrepreneurs, Inc. is excited to announce that its youth STEM and entrepreneurship platform, the Urban Leadership Lab, was voted to receive a Participatory Budgeting grant to fund the launch of its technology and business education programs...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Bloomberg Cities Highlights Department's Use of Time-Tested Research Techniques

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In order to solve touch city problems like homelessness or blight, you need to know what's causing them. That sounds obvious. Yet all too often, cities launch programs based more on hunches and assumptions than research and evidence...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

PB Durham Highlighted in Public Management Magazine (p. 37)

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Participation in local government processes and decision-making within the City of Durham, North Carolina - like many other municipalities - has traditionally been from a small group of residents that are already engaged with the city, and are typically..

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News Flash

Posted on: September 18, 2020

New Bull City Wrap Begins September 18

host Amy Blalock discusses the transit plan

Watch the latest episode of Bull City Wrap to learn about: 

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Bull City Wrap Video Update

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

DCHC MPO Seeks Comment on U.S. 15-501 Corridor Study

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Feedback Requested by October 13

If you’re interested in helping to shape our region’s transportation future, now’s your chance to give feedback on proposed highway, transit, bicycle, and pedestrian improvements in the U.S. 15...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: September 11, 2020

City Offers Community-Rooted Partners Development Course

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The Department of Neighborhood Improvement Services (NIS) will host a series of FREE classes to educate community groups and organizations on the City of Durham’s contracting processes and to inform these organizations on how to become a formal ...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Durham Parks and Recreation Offers School-Aged Care Programs for Youth

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Durham Parks and Recreation will offer two school-aged care programs for youth ages 5-12. These programs will provide a fun, safe, and productive learning experience for participants amid COVID-19. Both programs will start on September 14 in various recre...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Durham Wins $25K Grant to Expand Shared Streets Pilot Project

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One of 10 U.S. Cities to Receive the NACTO Streets for Pandemic Response and Recovery Program Funds

Residents of Alma, Benjamine, Spruce, Maple, and Taylor streets will soon have more options to enjoy the outdoors through the City of Durham’s Sha...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Durham Hosts New Hope Creek and Little Creek Watershed Improvement Plan Meeting

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Virtual Session Shares Future Steps to Improve Water Quality; Online Project Survey Available Until October 31

Residents who want to learn about the efforts to improve the New Hope Creek and Little Creek watersheds in Durham are invited to a virtual public...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Durham Seeks Student Members for Cultural Advisory Board

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College and high school students with an interest in public service and the arts now have the opportunity to serve on the Durham Cultural Advisory Board.

The Durham Cultural Advisory Board, charged with advising the City Council and County Commissioners on...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Durham Water to Resume Cutoffs for Nonpayment on September 16

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In early March, the City of Durham Department of Water Management stopped disconnecting customers regardless of ability to pay. On March 31, Governor Roy Cooper issued an Executive Order suspending utility disconnects statewide. When the Order expired on ...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Durham Seeks Artists and Input for Beechwood and Maplewood Cemeteries Public Art Amenities Project

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September 7 Artist Submission Deadline; October 23 Public Input Survey Deadline

Family members and friends with loved ones buried in two City of Durham cemeteries can now give their input on improved spaces for contemplation and reflection for a public art...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Durham Parks and Recreation to Host Drive In Movies

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Bull City Reels on Wheels Series Begins on Saturday, August 29

Durham Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Durham County Memorial Stadium will offer a series of free drive-in movies for residents to enjoy from the comfort of their car. Bull City Re...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: August 27, 2020

City’s Annual Sewer Report Released

This October aerial photo shows construction on the B side of the North Durham WRF on East Club Blvd

In March, with toilet paper vanishing from store shelves, people everywhere resorted to nonwoven hygiene products, and “flushable” wipes made headlines. Blocked pipes, overflowing sewers, and costly home plumbing problems struck commun...

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City of Durham News

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Request for Proposals (RFP) for Lead Inspection, Risk Assessment (LIRA) and Clearance Services

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) LEAD and HEALTHY HOMES PROGRAM 

Pre-Proposal Workshop: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 

Proposals Due: Friday, October 30, 2020 at 3:00 pm 

The City of Durham, Community Development Department is solicitin...

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Community Development Department
Posted on: September 11, 2020

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) LEAD and Healthy Homes Program

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) LEAD and HEALTHY HOMES PROGRAM

Pre-Proposal Workshops: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 

Proposals Due: Friday, October 23, 2020 at 3 PM 

The City of Durham, Community Development Department is soliciting Requests f...

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Community Development Department
Posted on: September 10, 2020

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) Minor Repair Program and Application Intake

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) Minor Repair Program and Application Intake for Substantial and HOME Consortium Rehabilitation Programs

Pre-Proposal Workshop: September 21, 2020 

Proposals Due: October 21, 2020 at 3 PM 

The City of Durham Comm...

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Community Development Department
Posted on: September 8, 2020

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) Case Management Services & Rapid Rehousing Assistance

 Case Management Services in Local Emergency Shelters and Rapid Housing Assistance to Households Experiencing Homelessness

Pre-Submission Workshop: September 14, 2020 at 1 PM 

Proposals Due: October 9, 2020 at 4 PM

he City of Durham, Commun...

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Community Development Department
Posted on: August 28, 2020

REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ) Consulting Services to Oversee MWBE Contracting and Davis-Bacon/Sec

The City of Durham, Community Development Department (CDD) is soliciting qualifications for consulting services to monitor and support the participation of historically underutilized Minority and Women Business Enterprises (MWBEs) and to encourage local h...

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Community Development Department
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Request For Proposals (RFP) Operating Support for Nonprofit Affordable Housing Developers

In recognition of the unprecedented operating challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Durham, Community Development Department is making funds available for emergency operating assistance for nonprofit developers active in the City of Dur...

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Community Development Department

News Flash

Posted on: September 2, 2020

Durham Water to Resume Cutoffs for Nonpayment on September 16

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Wednesday, Sept. 2: The City has returned to regular water billing practices and will resume cutoffs for nonpayment. To remain operational, the City must receive payments; there are resources and options for those experiencing hardship.

In early March, the City of Durham Department of Water Management stopped disconnecting customers regardless of ability to pay. On March 31, Governor Roy Cooper issued an Executive Order suspending utility disconnects statewide. When the Order expired on ...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Watch City Life: Office Operations During COVID-19

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Monday, August 17: As some Durham offices re-open to employees, Beverly Thompson hosts a conversation about what it takes to safely go back such settings.

Now on Durham Television Network & YouTube; Audio Podcast on iTunes & Stitcher

As some offices are beginning to open back up or are beginning to make plans for re-opening to employees, there is a lot of concern about how safe it really is to go bac...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Durham Water Prepares to Resume Regular Billing Practices Offers Support to Water Customers

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Thursday, August 6: After suspending water disconnects for several months due to COVID-19, the City will begin resuming regular billing practices. Customers who need assistance may apply online for a payment plan or Water Hardship Fund.

In early March, the City of Durham Department of Water Management stopped disconnecting customers regardless of ability to pay. That quick action—which guaranteed all residents would have the drinking water they needed for cooking, washing, and ...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: July 21, 2020

81 Businesses Funded through Durham Small Business Recovery Fund

Durham Small Business Recovery Fund - Application Process for Round 2 Begins July 20

Tuesday, July 21: More than 80 Durham businesses have received assistance from the Small Business Recovery Fund to help them recover during the Covid-19 pandemic; applications are now open for a second round of funding beginning July 20.

Second Round of Funding Began July 20; Small Businesses in Durham County Now Eligible to Apply

More than 80 Durham businesses have received much-needed assistance from the Durham Small Business Recovery Fund to help them recover during the Covid-19 pandemi...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: July 15, 2020

“Back on the Bull” Campaign to Help Durham, NC Stay Open Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Wednesday, July 15: The Recovery & Renewal Task Force teamed up with Duke’s Center for Advanced Hindsight and McKinney to create a reopening campaign, including a business self-certification tool & ways for the community to show support.

The Durham Recovery and Renewal Task Force (RRTF) today announced a new campaign designed to help slow the spread of COVID-19 using public health and behavioral science best practices. Created by The Center for Advanced Hindsight at Duke University (CAH) ...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Durham Officials Again Amend Current Safer-At-Home Order

Thursday, July 9: Durham City and County Officials announced an update to the Safer-at-Home Order first issued on May 28, 2020. This amendment, to go into effect at 5 p.m. July 9, 2020, makes additional changes in several major areas.

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Durham Officials Amend Current Safer-at-Home Order

Friday, June 12: City of Durham and Durham County officials announced an amendment to the Safer-at-Home Order issued on May 28th, 2020. This amendment focuses on two areas: Outdoor Exercise Classes along with changes for Real Estate.

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Durham Officials Announce New Safer-At-Home Order

Friday, May 29: City and County Officials announced plans to transition the community to a Safer-At-Home Order effective June 1 at 8 a.m. The updated order closely aligns with the state order and allows more businesses to re-open.

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Durham Resumes Curbside Yard Waste Collections with Modified Schedule

City of Durham Solid Waste employee empties yard waste bin

Wednesday, May 27: Existing yard waste customers will soon see curbside collections resume beginning in June, but with a modified collection schedule taking place every other Friday.

Biweekly Collections Set for Fridays Beginning in June

Existing yard waste customers will soon see curbside collections resume beginning next week, but with a modified collection schedule.

The City of Durham Solid Waste Management Department temporarily sus...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Durham Parks & Recreation (DPR) Pools to Remain Closed for Summer Season

Friday, May 22: After careful consideration, including guidance from the National Parks and Recreation Association (NRPA) and federal, state, and local health officials, DPR will not open it’s outdoor pools for the 2020 summer season.

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Durham Officials Announce Modifications to Stay-at-Home Order

Friday, May 22: Effective 5 p.m. on May 22, Durham’s Stay-At-Home Order has been modified to reflect some of the state’s latest changes (Executive Order 141), while keeping several additional requirements in place for a little longer.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Durham Officials Announce Update to Stay-At-Home Order

Friday, May 15: Starting May 15, 2020 at 5 p.m., Durham’s updated Stay-at-Home Order is in effect until further notice. It mostly adopts the Governor's Executive Order 138 with some additional requirements for Durham residents/visitors.

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

City of Durham Opens Waste Disposal and Recycling Center May 18

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Thursday, May 14: As Durham begins to cautiously lift some restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Waste Disposal and Recycling Center, located at 2115 E. Club Blvd., will open at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, May 18.

As Durham begins to cautiously lift some restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, one City of Durham facility will now reopen on Monday, May 18.

While most City of Durham facilities, including City Hall, police headquarters, all fire stations, and all...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Mayor Schewel and Commissioner Jacobs Announce Members of Durham Recovery and Renewal Task Force

Tuesday, May 12: The Durham Recovery and Renewal Task Force (RRTF) will advise the Mayor and Commissioner as they revise their emergency declarations, and determine how to safely, gradually and successfully re-open the community.

Task Force set to hold first meeting on Friday, May 15th

Mayor Steve Schewel and Commissioner Wendy Jacobs announced members of the Durham Recovery and Renewal Task Force (RRTF) that they have appointed to advise them as they revise their emergency declara...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Durham Officials Support Phase I Reopening, But Urge Continued Safety During Pandemic

Friday, May 8: Mayor Schewel and County Commissioners Chair Jacobs respond to the statewide Phase I reopening of activities. While the Durham Stay-at-Home Order remains in effect, retail businesses can open based on the Governor's order.

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Mayor Schewel and Commissioner Jacobs Announce Durham Recovery and Renewal Task Force

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Wednesday, May 6: The Task Force will advise Schewel and Jacobs over the next 100 days on how to revise emergency declarations and stay-at-home orders during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Walgreens Activates COVID-19 Testing Location in Durham By Appointment Only

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Friday, May 1: Walgreens will open a COVID-19 testing site in Durham on May 1, for those who meet criteria set by the CDC. Testing will be conducted outdoors with pharmacists overseeing patients' self-administration of the test.

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

One-Time Curbside Collection for Yard Waste Customers Begins May 8

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Wednesday, April 29: Durham Yard Waste Customers can set out their yard waste bin by 6 a.m. Friday, May 8 for a one-time pick up over the weekend.

An Update for Durham Yard Waste Customers:

We want to continue to help our customers who may be accumulating large quantities of yard waste while our weekly curbside collections are temporarily suspended, which was done on March 30 to help protect our crew...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Mayor Schewel, Chair Jacobs Extend Durham Stay-at-Home Order to May 15

Friday, April 24: To continue the effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, Durham City and County Governments announced new updates to their combined Stay-At-Home Order including an extension to May 15.

Durham City and County Governments announced new updates to their combined Stay-At-Home Orders for all residents in response to COVID-19 pandemic. The action by Mayor Steve Schewel and Durham Board of County Commissioners Chair Wendy Jacobs, extends Durha...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Mayor Schewel, Chair Jacobs Amend Durham City-County Stay-At-Home Order

Friday, April 17: While officials agree that most community members are doing a great job following the Stay-at-Home Order, the new update provides additional guidelines around face coverings, farmers markets, and activities for realtors.

Durham City and County Governments made an additional update to their combined Stay-At-Home Orders for all residents on Friday, April 17, 2020, in response to the community spread of COVID-19. Overall, officials agree that most people in our community are...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

One-Time Curbside Collection for Yard Waste Customers Begins April 17

Monday, April 13: Durham Yard Waste Customers can set out their yard waste bin by 6 a.m. Friday, April 17 for a one-time pick up over the weekend. These customers can also put in a bulky item pick up request starting on Monday, April 20.

An Update for Durham Yard Waste Customers:

We realize that spring means more yard waste in general, but especially now when so many of you are staying home to help fight the spread of COVID-19 and using that extra time to do work in your yards.

We want to h...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Durham County and City of Durham Governments to Modify Emergency Call Responses

Wednesday, April 8: In order to protect the public and employees during this pandemic, Durham County and City of Durham Governments are making temporary changes to emergency call responses based on guidance from North Carolina OEMS.

Emergency responders play a critical role in the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. In order to protect the public and employees during this pandemic, Durham County and City of Durham Governments are making temporary changes to emergency call responses.

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: April 3, 2020

City of Durham and Durham County Governments Combine and Amend Stay-At-Home Order

Friday, April 3: Due to concerns regarding the community spread of COVID-19, City of Durham and Durham County Governments have combined and amended their Stay-At-Home Orders effective April 4 at 5 p.m.

In light of growing concerns regarding the community spread of COVID-19, City of Durham Mayor Steve Schewel and Durham County Board of Commissioners Chair (BOCC) Wendy Jacobs have combined and amended their Stay-At-Home Ord...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Notice of Virtual City Council Meeting - Monday, April 6

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Friday, April 3: To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, all regular City Council Meetings and Work Sessions will be held virtually while the state and city are under states of emergency. Learn how to watch or make public comment.

The Durham City Council will hold its regularly scheduled City Council business meeting on Monday, April 6, 2020, beginning at 7 p.m.

The State of North Carolina, Durham County, and the City of Durham have declared States of Emergency in response ...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Planning & Development Updates: Deferred Fees, Construction Trade Operations, DSC Operations

Tuesday, March 26: Building and construction trades exempt from Stay-at-Home Order, practicing social distancing at job sites, and modifications to Development Services Center (DSC) operations.

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

PARKDurham Modifies Operations to Ensure Safety of Public and Employees

Thursday, March 26: Starting March 26 at 6 p.m., PARKDurham has modified its operations to comply with the Stay-at-Home Order. This includes changes to customer service, parking garage and lot operations, and parking enforcement.

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Durham Suspends Curbside Yard Waste and Bulky Services Effective March 30

Thursday, March 26: Starting March 30, curbside collection for yard waste and bulky items are temporarily suspended to focus on garbage and recycling collection, which help to maintain the public health and safety of residents.

Beginning Monday, March 30, the City of Durham Solid Waste Management Department will only offer curbside collections for trash and recycling.

Curbside collections for yard waste and bulky items are temporarily suspended to enable the department to focus i...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2020

City of Durham Issues COVID-19 Stay-At-Home Order Effective March 26 to April 30

Wednesday, March 25: In light of growing concerns regarding COVID-19, Mayor Steve Schewel has issued a Stay-at-Home Order for all city residents to further help stop the spread of this virus. View the order and FAQ for specific details.

As of April 3, this order has been updated. View the current Stay-at-Home Order and FAQs.

In light of growing concerns regarding COVID-19, City of Durham Mayor Steve Schewel has issued a Stay-at-Home Order for all city residents to further help stop the sp...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Changes to 911 Calls for Service Due to COVID-19

Tuesday, March 24: To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Police Department has initiated new protocols for officers who respond to 911 calls. Non-violent calls that only require an after-incident report will be taken over the phone.

In light of continued concerns related to the Coronavirus outbreak across our state, the Durham Police Department has initiated new protocols and procedures for DPD officers who are on the frontlines responding to 911 calls for service.

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Durham Police Department Issues Fraud Alert – COVID-19 Testing Scam

Monday, March 23: The police department issues warning to neighbors after receiving a report involving a scam about COVID-19 testing in a Northern Durham neighborhood. Learn more and find fraud prevention tips.

The Durham Police Department wants to warn neighbors after receiving a report involving a scam about COVID-19 testing.

A man was reportedly going door to door in a Northern Durham neighborhood asking residents for personal information. He said he needed th...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Durham Parks and Recreation (DPR) Closes Playgrounds and Park Restrooms

Monday, March 23: Effective Monday, March 23, playgrounds and park restrooms are closed until further notice. Parks, trails, and greenways will remain open.

As you recreate in Durham’s parks and trails, model social distancing by maintaining a safe distance (at least 6 feet) between you and other users. Group activities, i.e. basketball games, etc. are strongly discouraged. See the DPR website for a...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Business Webinars to Address COVID-19 Topics Including Unemployment, Loans, and Taxes

Monday, March 23: During the week of March 23, daily webinars led by the Small Business Technical and Development Center (SBTDC) and the Small Business Center at Durham Tech (SBC) will help small businesses work through COVID-19 issues.

The Small Business Technical and Development Center (SBTDC) and the Small Business Center at Durham Tech (SBC) are coordinating daily webinars aimed at helping small businesses work through issues related to Covid-19. Topics include: How to get unemployme...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2020

GoDurham Announces Service Changes

Monday, March 23: As of Monday, March 23, all GoDurham buses and ACCESS rides are fare free and service will end each day at 9:30 p.m. In addition, riders are asked to board buses using the rear doors.

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

City of Durham Closing All City Facilities to Public Effective March 23

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Friday, March 20: In light of growing concerns regarding COVID-19, all City of Durham facilities will be closed to the public starting March 13 until further notice. This includes City Hall, police HQ, fire stations, and DPR.

In light of growing concerns regarding COVID-19, the City of Durham is taking increased measures to help stop the potential spread of this virus among residents and City staff.

Effective Monday, March 23 at 8 a.m., all City of Durham facilities, including ...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Mayor Schewel Holds Press Conference to Address Emergency Declaration

Friday, March 20: Mayor Schewel explains his decision to issue an emergency declaration on March 13, and the decision to expand it on March 19. "We do not want to look back and say we wish we had done more or acted sooner."

As of April 3, this order has been updated. View the current Stay-at-Home Order and FAQs.

Below is a summary of the emergency declarations for the City of Durham.

Friday, March 13 - City of Durham Issues State of Emergency

As part of the COVID-19 response, a...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Durham Police Department - COVID-19 Public Awareness Update #2

Friday, March 20: The Police Department will enforce the order by the Secretary of NCDHHS for restaurants to close all seating areas, and will enforce the Mayor's declaration for gyms, clubs, and theaters to cease operations.

In light of new information regarding the presence of community spread of COVID-19 in North Carolina, local jurisdictions are expected to enforce the more stringent Order of Abatement of Imminent Hazard issued by the Secretary of the North Carolina Depart...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: March 20, 2020

COVID-19 Public Awareness Update from the Durham Police Department

Thursday, March 19: The Police Dept. asks the public to stop the spread of misinformation, which causes unnecessary calls for emergency services. The police will also enforce the governor's executive orders to help keep Durham safe.

The Durham Police Department needs your help getting the word out regarding misinformation being distributed on social media resulting in unnecessary calls and posts for emergency services.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued re...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Amendment to Declaration of State of Emergency in City of Durham

Thursday, March 19: Durham Mayor Steve Schewel signed an amendment to the declaration of state of emergency in the City of Durham to expand closures to gyms, fitness centers, health clubs, and theaters effective 5 p.m. Friday, March 20.

As of April 3, this order has been updated. View the current Stay-at-Home Order and FAQs.

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2020

PARKDurham Modifies and Suspends Some Services

Wednesday, March 18: In response to the recent malware attack and COVID-19, PARKDurham has modified or suspended some services including changes to payment options, creation of curbside delivery zones, and increased sanitation efforts.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

City's Waste Disposal & Recycling Center Closed to Non-Commercial Customers

Tuesday, March 17:: Starting March 18 at 4 p.m., the Waste Disposal & Recycling Center will close to all customers except large commercial accounts and City of Durham vehicles. Curbside residential collections are NOT affected.

Due to COVID-19 and social distancing mandates to ensure the safety of the public as well as employees, the City of Durham Waste Disposal & Recycling Center, located at 2115 E. Club Blvd., will be closed until further notice beginning at 4 p.m. on Wed...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) News and Updates
Posted on: March 19, 2020

GoDurham Service and Facility Updates

Monday, March 16: Find current updates regarding GoDurham bus routes and levels of service.

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Development Services Center (DSC) Operating with Limited Services

Monday, March 16: The DSC is open Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., but requests that business be conducted by phone, email, or virtual meeting as much as possible. View DSC service updates in response to the malware attack and COVID-19.

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

City Announces Cancellation of March 16 City Council Meeting, DPR Facility Closures

Sunday, March 15: The City announced additional closures in the ongoing effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19, including cancellation of the March 16 City Council Meeting, March 19 Work Session, and closure of all DPR facilities.

On Sunday, March 15, the City of Durham announced the following closures and cancellations in the ongoing effort to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus):

  • The Monday, March 16 City Council Meeting and Thursday, March 19 Work Session have both be...
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Posted on: March 14, 2020

City-Owned Facilities Announce Closures and Cancellations

Friday, March 13: Many City-owned facilities have announced closures and cancellations of upcoming events including DPAC, Carolina Theatre, Durham Arts Council, and the Durham Convention Center.

As a result of government recommendations against gatherings of more than 100 people due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many City-owned facilities have announced closures and cancellations of upcoming events including: DPAC, Carolina Theatre, Durham Arts Counc...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Durham Parks and Recreation (DPR) Announces Facility Closures and Changes to Programs and Events

Friday, March 13: To help minimize the spread of COVID-19, DPR has closed all facilities, suspended programs and activities, and canceled events until further notice, including Durham Senior Games and Earth Day.

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

City of Durham Issues State of Emergency

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Friday, March 13: As part of the COVID-19 response, at 5:00 pm this evening, Friday, March 13, Mayor Steve Schewel signed a Declaration of a State of Emergency declaring that a state of emergency exists in the City of Durham.

As of April 3, this order has been updated. View the current Stay-at-Home Order and FAQs.

As part of the COVID-19 response, at 5:00 pm this evening, Friday, March 13, Mayor Steve Schewel signed a Declaration of a State of Emergency declaring that a state o...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

City Suspends Disconnection of Residential Water Services Due to COVID-19

Friday, March 13: In light of the public health threat posed by COVID-19, on Monday the City’s Department of Water Management suspended the disconnection of residential water services for nonpayment.

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

COVID-19 and Drinking Water

Thursday, March 12: The COVID-19 virus has not been detected in drinking-water supplies. Based on current evidence, the risk to water supplies is low. Durham customers can continue to use and drink water from their tap as usual.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Internet Buy/Sell Robberies

Durham police investigators are asking for information about two recent internet buy/sell armed robberies that happened in the 400 block of East Cornwallis Road. No injuries were reported. 

In both cases, the victims came to the location to purcha...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Durham Man Charged with Felony Hit-and-Run

A Durham man was charged with felony hit-and-run following a traffic crash on Hebron Road that left one man seriously injured Monday night. 

The crash happened around 7:45 p.m. on Hebron Road near Danube Lane when a 2010 Mazda 3 driven by Quintin ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Missing Person - Sadia Prianka Khan

Sadia Khan

Durham police are trying to locate 25-year-old Sadia Prianka Khan who was last seen in Durham on Saturday, September 19. Family members are concerned for her welfare.

Khan is approximately 5 feet 2 inches tall and has long black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone ...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Durham Police Arrest Robbery Suspect

A Durham man was arrested Saturday night and charged with robbing a Boost Mobile store at 2230 North Roxboro Street earlier in the evening. The man – Willie Lee Collins, 34, of Durham – was arrested after a brief chase by Durham police...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Durham Police Charge Three Men with Murder

Durham police investigators have arrested three brothers and charged them in connection with the fatal shooting of Otha Watson Sunday morning on Hillsborough Road.

The three brothers – 25-year-old Rashawn Harwell, 27-year-old Taylor Jones and 28-...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Durham Teen Charged in Dawkins Street Shooting

Durham police investigators have charged a 17-year-old Durham teen with shooting three people on Dawkins Street in August. 

Officers were dispatched to a shooting call shortly before 5:30 p.m. on August 31. When they arrived, they found two men an...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Homicide

Durham police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened early Sunday on Hillsborough Road.

Officers were dispatched to a shooting call at 2:02 a.m. in the 3600 block of Hillsborough Road. When they arrived, they found an adult male – Otha ...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 12, 2020

Missing Person - Andrew Bryan Galarza

Andrew Galarza

Durham police are trying to locate 41-year-old Andrew Bryan Galarza who was last seen walking from the Durham County Courthouse on the afternoon of September 2. 

According to investigators, Galarza, who is from Miami, Florida, may request assistan...

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Posted on: September 12, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Crash

Durham police are investigating a fatal traffic crash that happened this morning on Guess Road near Bogarde Street. 

The crash happened around 8:15 a.m. when a northbound 2018 Dodge Grand Caravan driven by Christopher Brandon Weathers, 33, of Roug...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Crime Alert

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Crash on I-40

Durham police are investigating a fatal crash that happened this morning on Interstate 40 West near the N.C. 751 exit.

The crash happened at 6:10 a.m. when a 2010 Nissan Altima driven by Antonio Waddell, 24, of Durham crashed into the back of a 2004 Ford F...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Cyber Safety Tips for Children and Teens

We want to encourage safety for children when they are online, especially now that school is back in session. The following links provide tips for children and teens to help make their online experiences as safe as possible. 
Cyberbullying for you...
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Police Department
Posted on: August 30, 2020

Statement from Chief Cerelyn Davis about August 21 Incident at 2819 Rochelle Street

Statement from Chief Davis - In recent days, there have been numerous communications and inquiries regarding the actions of Durham police officers who responded to 2819 Rochelle St. on August 21st to investigate a “suspicious person with a weapo...

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Durham Police Asking for Information on Robberies

Durham police investigators are asking for information about several armed robberies that have been reported in the past month. Investigators believe some of the cases may be related. In most of the cases, the suspects approached the victims in apartment ...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Durham Man Arrested on Kidnapping, Stolen Vehicle Charges

At approximately 12:30 a.m. today, an officer in the vicinity of the Family Fare at 2211 North Roxboro Street was flagged down in response to an alleged kidnapping.  A woman reported that while she and her boyfriend were inside the store, a man s...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Missing Person - Anthony Paige

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Durham police are trying to locate Anthony J. Paige who was last seen on August 10 on Jackson Street in the West End community.

Paige, 21, is described as a black male with a light complexion. He is 5 feet 10 inches to six feet tall and weighs 15...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 14, 2020

CrimeStoppers Reward Offered for Arson Information

A CrimeStoppers reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in connection with an August 11 two-alarm arson fire that caused extensive damage to a multi-family residential structure under construction at 512 Gordon Street. There were no i...

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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Durham Police Investigating Homicides

Durham police are investigating two homicides that happened early Monday morning. The homicides do not appear to be related, according to investigators.

The first incident was reported near the intersection of Jackson Street and Underwood Avenue. Officers ...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Durham Man Charged with Robbing Bank

A Durham man has been arrested and charged with robbing First Citizens Bank at 7101 Fayetteville Road this morning. No weapons were seen and no one was injured.

A man entered the bank around 11:15 a.m. today and handed a teller a note demanding money. The ...

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Missing Person - Kiffiney Sherelle Keith

Keith

Durham police investigators are trying to locate 33-year-old Kiffiney Sherelle Keith who was last seen on July 29 in the Raleigh/Durham area.

Keith is described as a black female, 5 feet 1 inch tall and 120 pounds. She may be wearing a blue crop top with b...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Three Men Charged in Armed Home Invasion

  • Durham police have arrested three men and charged them in connection with an armed home invasion late Thursday on Copper Ridge Drive. No one was injured.
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  • Officers were dispatched to a robbery call at an apartment in 5100 block of Copper Ridge Dri...
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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Police Investigate Hit and Run on University Drive Near S. Duke Street

Police Investigate Hit and Run on University Drive Near S. Duke Street 

Durham police are investigating a hit and run motor vehicle crash involving a motorcycle that happened Friday night on University Drive near S. Duke Street. Investigators of t...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Missing Person – Rashad A. Fuller

Missing Person – Rashad A. Fuller

Durham police are trying to locate Rashad A. Fuller who has been reported missing by his family. Fuller is from Cary and was last seen in Durham by family members on July 18.

Fuller, 38, is described as a black ma...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Durham Police Asking for Information on Vandalism Incidents

Durham Police Asking for Information on Vandalism Incidents

Durham police are asking for information about two recent vandalism cases involving racial slurs at a vacant home in the 2400 block of Vintage Hill Drive in Treyburn.

The first incident happened be...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 20, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Crash Involving Pedestrian Durham police are investigating a fatal

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Crash Involving Pedestrian 

Durham police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian that happened at approximately 8:30 a.m. today on Junction Road near Ross Road.

According to investigators, a female w...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 19, 2020

Police Investigate Vandalism at Old DPD Headquarters

Durham police officers responded Saturday night to a report of a large crowd and vandalism at the old Durham Police Department Headquarters at 505 West Chapel Hill Street.

When officers arrived, they found a large crowd of protesters in front of the buildi...

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Posted on: July 19, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Crash

Durham police are investigating a fatal crash that happened Saturday night on Holloway Street at North Hyde Park Avenue.

The crash happened around 8:40 p.m. when an eastbound Honda Fit driven by Amado Lopez, 45, of Durham, turned left into the path of a we...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 16, 2020

July 15 Statement from Chief C.J. Davis about Shootings on Weaver Street and South Benjamine Street

Statement from Chief C.J. Davis - “Sadly, this morning our community awoke after another night of senseless violence that has forever changed the lives of multiple victims and families.  There is no excuse nor justification for such hor...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Traffic Crash

Durham police are investigating a fatal motor vehicle crash that happened Saturday morning on South Miami Blvd just south of East Cornwallis Road.

The crash occurred shortly after 7 a.m. when a northbound 2011 Chevy Malibu over corrected to the left into s...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 10, 2020

DPD Accepting Job Applications for Officer Positions

 DPD Accepting Job Applications for Officer Positions; There’s Still Time to Apply for September 2020 Police Academy

The Durham Police Department (DPD) is holding its last week of applicant testing to fill recruit positions for ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Homicide

Durham Police Investigate Homicide  

 

On July 4th at approximately 11:00pm, Durham Police officers responded to a gunshot wound in the 500 block of Burlington Ave.  Upon arrival, they found the victim, Paulette Thorpe, 74 years o...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Prevent Safety Flare Ups During July 4th Weekend

Prevent Safety Flare Ups During July 4th Weekend 

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. The City of Durham, Durham...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Durham Police Employees Support Area Non-Profits

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. DPD is proud to have recently raised more than $10,000 for the Autism So...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Natasha Nelcia Rhodd-Leathers HAS BEEN FOUND

***UPDATE*** SILVER ALERT CANCELLED

FOR MISSING ENDANGERED ADULT

Natasha Nelcia Rhodd-Leathers HAS BEEN FOUND

Natasha Nelcia Rhodd-Leathers has been found and is safe.  We want to thank the media and community for your help.  Investigators ...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Statement by Police Chief Cerelyn J. Davis

Statement by Police Chief Cerelyn J. Davis

regarding the removal of protester pallets 

The Durham Police Department is respectful of those who wish to exercise their First Amendment Rights and peacefully protest. However, those privileges must be e...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Homicide on Holloway Street

Durham Police Investigate Homicide on Holloway Street 

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

Officers responded to a gunshot wound call in the 2600 block of Holloway Street shortly after 11:15...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 24, 2020

New DPD Crime Data Now Available on Durham Open Data

New DPD Crime Data Now Available on Durham Open Data

Visit https://live-durhamnc.opendata.arcgis.com/search?tags=public%20safety

Any person interested in Durham Police Department (DPD) crime incidents, arrests and calls for service can now 

find a...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Homicide

Durham Police Investigate Homicide  

 

Durham police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Thursday evening on Gray Avenue.

Officers responded to a shooting call in the 200 block of Gray Avenue shortly before 5 p.m. When they ar...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Fatality Wreck on US 70

Durham Police Investigate Fatality Wreck on US 70  

At approximately 3:40 pm on June 16, 2020, Durham Officers responded to a fatal vehicle crash on US Hwy 70 West near Cheek Road. The crash closed both directions of US Hwy 70 for approxi...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Durham Police Investigating Serious Injury Traffic Crash

Durham Police Investigating Serious Injury Traffic Crash

Durham police are investigating a traffic crash with critical injuries that happened shortly after 1:30 a.m. today in the 5900 block of Barbee Rd.

A 2019 Kia Sorento SUV was traveling north on the 600...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Fatality Wreck

Durham Police Investigate Fatality Wreck 

Durham police are investigating a fatal traffic crash involving a single vehicle that happened shortly after 2 a.m. today on US 15 501 Hwy south near Pickett Rd.

A Blue 2004 Toyota Corolla was traveling so...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Fatality Wreck

Durham Police Investigate Fatality Wreck 

Durham police are investigating a fatal traffic crash involving a single vehicle that happened shortly after 2 a.m. today on US 15 501 Hwy south near Pickett Rd.

A Blue 2004 Toyota Corolla was traveling so...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Homicide

Durham Police Investigate Homicide  

Durham police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened late last night on Thames Avenue.

Officers responded to a call at 10:14 p.m. and found a man lying in the road at Horton Road and Delbert A...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Hit-and-Run Crash Involving Pedestrian

Durham Police Investigate Hit-and-Run Crash Involving Pedestrian

Durham police are investigating a hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian that happened early this morning on Angier Avenue. The pedestrian – Roddrick Bumpers, 43, of Durham &...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Missing Person – Ashley Nicole Powell

Missing Person – Ashley Nicole Powell

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Ashley Nicole Powell who was last seen on April 12 on North Roxboro Street near Duke Regional Hospital.

Powell, 29, is a white female with brown hair and blue e...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Two-Vehicle Crash on Lynn Road

Durham Police Investigate Two-Vehicle Crash on Lynn Road

Durham police are investigating a two-vehicle crash that left one woman critically injured late Thursday on Lynn Road near Gibson Road.

The crash happened around 10:50 p.m. when a westbound 2005 Infin...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Homicide

Durham Police Investigate Homicide 

UPDATE: 

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

Officers responded to a “shots fired” call in the 1300 block of Leon Street shortly a...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Missing Person – Hander Arnoldo Lizama-Rivas

Missing Person – Hander Arnoldo Lizama-Rivas 

Durham police investigators are trying to locate 49-year-old Hander Arnoldo Lizama-Rivas who was last seen at his family’s home in March 2020.

Lizama-Rivas is described as 5 feet 6 i...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Durham Police Asking for Information on South Alston Avenue Homicide

Durham Police Asking for Information on South Alston Avenue Homicide

Durham police investigators are asking for information about the May 10 fatal shooting of 31-year-old Jose Ivan Garcia Rodriguez on South Alston Avenue.

Officers were dispatched to a shoot...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Wanted Person – Markeith Keewan Amos

Wanted Person – Markeith Keewan Amos

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Markeith Keewan Amos who is wanted in connection with a shooting on East Main Street in April.

Officers responded to a shooting call around 9 p.m. on April 23 in...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Durham Police Asking for Information on Internet Buy/Sell Robberies

Durham Police Asking for Information on Internet Buy/Sell Robberies

Durham police investigators are asking for information about three recent letgo internet buy/sell armed robberies. Investigators believe the cases are related.

Investigators are asking for ...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Runaway Juvenile – Zarielle Jackson

 Runaway Juvenile – Zarielle Jackson

Durham police investigators are trying to locate 14-year-old Zarielle Jackson who was last seen by her family on May 7.

Jackson is described as a black female, 5 feet 4 inches tall and 120 pounds. She ...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Durham Police Investigation

Durham Police Investigation  

Durham Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened on S. Alston Ave just before 10pm.

Durham Officers responded to a report of a gunshot wound in the 1900 block of S Alston Ave for a subject shot c...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Missing Person – Avery Quincy McKoy

Missing Person – Avery Quincy McKoy

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Avery Quincy McKoy who was last seen on April 5 at the traffic circle at Duke Hospital on Erwin Road.

McKoy, 43, is described as a black male, 5 feet 9 inches tal...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Wreck

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Wreck

Durham police are investigating a fatal single-vehicle crash that happened early Sunday on Fayetteville Street.

The wreck happened shortly before 1 a.m. in the 3500 block of Fayetteville Street near Timothy Avenue. Kha...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Durham Police Asking for Information on Carjacking/Kidnapping

Durham Police Asking for Information on Carjacking/Kidnapping

Durham police investigators are asking for information about a carjacking and kidnapping that happened Sunday night on Hillandale Road. A 9-year-old child was in the stolen vehicle, but he was l...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Shooting

Durham Police Investigate Shooting   

Durham Police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened on Plum Street shortly before 10:00 am.

Durham Officers responded to a report of a gunshot wound in the 400 block of Plum St.  Up...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Policía de Durham solicita información sobre robos

Policía de Durham solicita información sobre robos 

Los investigadores de la policía de Durham están pidiendo información sobre varios robos a mano armada que se han reportado desde el 28 de f...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Update - Durham Police Investigate Shooting

Update - Durham Police Investigate Shooting   

Durham police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened on Emerald Forrest Drive shortly after 5:00 p.m.

An off duty Officer and resident of the apartment complex heard the sound of sho...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Durham Police Department Robbery Response

Durham Police Department Robbery Response 

The Durham Police Department appreciates our Latino community partners for helping us to continue to spread the word about the unfortunate robberies impacting the Hispanic community.

Here is how we are wor...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Durham Police Asking for Information on Robberies

Durham Police Asking for Information on Robberies

Durham police investigators are asking for information about three recent robberies that involved Hispanic victims.

Investigators are asking for information about the following robberies.

  • April 19 at 11 p.m....
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Police Department
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Durham Police Asking for Information on Robberies

Durham Police Asking for Information on Robberies 

Durham police investigators are asking for information about several armed robberies that have been reported since February 28. Investigators believe some of the cases may be related. In most of t...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Durham Police Investigate shooting

Durham Police Investigate shooting   

Durham Police are investigating a shooting that occurred Wednesday night. Officers responded to a gunshot wound in the 600 block of Lakeland St. shortly before 10:00 pm. When responding, they found th...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Cold Case Homicide – Jay Aaron Foust

Cold Case Homicide – Jay Aaron Foust

Durham police investigators are asking for information about the May 2019 murder of 46-year-old Jay Aaron Foust. Foust, a security guard, was found shot to death in an alleyway at 407 North Mangum Street at 2:...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Durham Police Asking for Information on Robbery

Durham Police Asking for Information on Robbery

Durham police are asking for information about an armed robbery that happened on April 18 on Meriwether Drive.

The robbery happened after the victim met the suspect through an online dating site. The victim an...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Missing Person – Dena Womack

Missing Person – Dena Womack

Durham police are trying to locate Dena Womack who was last seen by her family in the 4600 block of Guess Road on April 18.

Womack, 41, is a white female, 5 feet 5 inches tall and approximately 160 pounds. She has dark...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Durham Man Arrested on Robbery Charge

Durham Man Arrested on Robbery Charge

A Durham man was arrested on a robbery charge after he allegedly tried to steal several items and then pulled a knife on a loss prevention officer at a local business.

Officers were dispatched to a robbery call at Home...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Wanted Person – Derrick Lamont Earls

Wanted Person – Derrick Lamont Earls

Durham police are trying to locate 21-year-old Derrick Lamont Earls who is wanted on several charges in connection with a domestic violence incident Sunday afternoon in McDougald Terrace.

Officers responded to ...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Crash

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Crash

Durham police are investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash that happened around 6:45 a.m. today on North Roxboro Street near Monk Road.

Willie Lee Ramsey, 60, of Roxboro was driving a 2004 GMC Yukon south on North Rox...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Missing Person – Timothy Edwards

 Missing Person – Timothy Edwards 

Durham police are trying to locate Timothy Edwards who was reported missing this week.

Edwards, 27, was last known to have been seen in the area of the Durham County Library in downtown Durham o...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Recruiting Open Houses Remain Suspended; DPD Still Accepting Job Applications for Police Academy

Recruiting Open Houses Remain Suspended;  DPD Still Accepting Job Applications for Police Academy

Although Recruiting Open Houses and in-person recruitment activities are suspended due to COVID-19, the Durham Police Department (DPD) Recruiting Uni...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Fatality Wreck on NC Hwy 55

Durham Police Investigate Fatality Wreck on NC Hwy 55  

*update* April 15

Durham police are investigating a fatal crash that happened shortly after 7 p.m. yesterday at the intersection of N.C. 55 Highway and Delchester Court. 

The crash hap...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 9, 2020

DPD Officers Close to Raising $10,000 for Autism Awareness

DPD Officers Close to Raising $10,000 for Autism Awareness

DURHAM, N.C. – Some Durham Police officers are a little hairier than normal. Despite non-profits taking a hit due to COVID-19 DPD officers continue to raise money for a good cause and get...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Domestic Assault and Parental Kidnapping

Durham Police Investigate Domestic Assault and Parental Kidnapping  

 

Today around 1:30 am, Durham Police Officers responded to a domestic call in the 3200 block of Myra 

St.  The victim, a 24-year-old female, was transpo...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Shooting

Durham Police Investigate Shooting

 

At approximately 4:15pm, Durham Police Officers responded to a gunshot wound call in the 1200 block of Truman St.  The victim, a juvenile, was transported to Duke with non-life-threatening injuries. Th...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 4, 2020

FAQs Regarding Executive Orders Enforcement

Durham Police Department – Chief Cerelyn ‘C.J.’ Davis 

 

For Immediate Release: April 3, 2020 

 

As we continue our fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, the Durham Police Department works day a...

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day

Police Employees Contribute $8,000 (So Far) to Support Autism Awareness

                       

April 2 is World ...

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

Missing Person – Lakeysha Lassiter

 Missing Person – Lakeysha LassiterDurham police investigators are trying to locate 37-year-old Lakeysha Lassiter who was last seen in January.Lassiter is described as a black female who is 5 feet 5 inches tall.She is believed to be hom...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 4, 2020

Missing Person – Hander Arnoldo Lizama-Rivas

Missing Person – Hander Arnoldo Lizama-Rivas

 

Durham police investigators are trying to locate 49-year-old Hander Arnoldo Lizama-Rivas who was last seen at his family’s home in March 2020.

Lizama-Rivas is described as 5 feet 6 i...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Recruiting Unit Accepting Job Applications

Recruiting Unit Accepting Job Applications

The Durham Police Department (DPD) Recruiting Unit continues to accept applications for police officer positions.  Recruiting Open Houses and in-person recruitment activities are temporarily suspended due...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 24, 2020

911 Calls for Service – COVID-19

911 Calls for Service – COVID-19

 

In light of continued concerns related to the Coronavirus outbreak across our state, the Durham Police Department has initiated new protocols and procedures for DPD officers who are on the frontlines res...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Fraud Alert – COVID-19 Testing Scam

Fraud Alert – COVID-19 Testing Scam

The Durham Police Department wants to warn neighbors after receiving a report involving a scam about COVID-19 testing. 

A man was reportedly going door to door in a Northern Durham neighborhood asking r...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Durham Police Investigating Bank Robbery

 

Durham police investigators are asking for information about a robbery at Truist Bank at 200 North Mangum Street on Friday afternoon.

Officers responded to an alarm at the bank at 4:20 p.m. When they arrived, they were told that a man entered the...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 2, 2020

Durham Police Asking for Information on BP Armed Robbery

Durham police investigators are asking for information about a February 24 armed robbery at the BP convenience store at 2317 N.C. Highway 54 East. No one was injured.

A man armed with a gun and wearing a mask over the lower half of his face entered the bus...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 27, 2020

Wanted Person – Josue Flores-Alejandro

Wanted Person – Josue Flores-Alejandro 

Durham police are trying to locate Josue Flores-Alejandro who is wanted on attempted murder and burglary charges.

Flores-Alejandro, 28, is charged with breaking into a home on February 9 and stabbin...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 26, 2020

Community Nominations Sought for Police Service Awards

Community Nominations Sought for Police Service Awards

Deadline is March 31, 2020

DURHAM, N.C. - The Durham Police Department (DPD) welcomes nominations from the community for two of its Service Awards that recognize commendable law enforcement and public s...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 21, 2020

Durham Man Arrested on Murder Charge

Durham Man Arrested on Murder Charge 

Durham police have made an arrest in connection with a fatal shooting that happened Thursday morning on Holloway Street near Raynor Street.

Officers were flagged down on Holloway Street shortly after 8:30 a.m. ...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 20, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Homicide

Durham Police Investigate Homicide 

Durham police are investigating a homicide that happened this morning near the intersection of Holloway and Raynor streets.

Officers were flagged down on Holloway Street shortly after 8:30 a.m. and told that a ma...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 17, 2020

Durham Police Investigating Shooting

 Durham Police Investigating Shooting 

UPDATE: The deceased man has been identified as 28-year-old Cortez Javon Thorpe of Durham. The juvenile shooting victim is in stable condition at this time.

On February 16, 2020 at 2:38 pm, Durham Pol...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 17, 2020

Durham Police arrest Homicide Suspect

Durham Police arrest Homicide Suspect  

On February 15, 2020, Durham Police Officers responded to the Target located at 4037 Durham – Chapel Hill Boulevard in regards to a shoplifter in custody. During the course of the investig...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 17, 2020

Runaway Juvenile – Jynell Scott

Runaway Juvenile – Jynell Scott  

Durham police are trying to locate 15-year-old Jynell Scott. She is described as a black female, 4 feet 10 inches to 5 feet 2 inches tall with a slender build. She has black hair and brown eyes....

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Police Department
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Durham Police Asking for Information on La Central Market Armed Robbery

Durham Police Asking for Information on La Central Market Armed Robbery  

Durham police investigators are asking for information about an armed robbery that happened last week at La Central Market at 2022 Guess Road.

A man armed with a gun...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Durham Police Make Arrests in Two Weekend Convenience Store Robberies

Durham Police Make Arrests in Two Weekend Convenience Store Robberies 

Durham police made arrests in armed robbery incidents at two Durham convenience stores over the weekend.

Officers were dispatched to a robbery at the Gazelle convenience store a...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Durham police are investigating a fatal crash that happened Thursday night on US70 HWY Bypass near L

Durham police are investigating a fatal crash that happened Thursday night on US70 HWY Bypass near Lynn Road.

The crash happened shortly after 8:30 pm on February 6, 2020 when a 2007 Honda Civic driven by Tegisti Kibrab Asfaha of Raleigh was traveling in t...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Recruiting Unit to Hold Women in Law Enforcement Open House

News ReleaseFor Immediate Release: February 3, 2020

Recruiting Unit to Hold Women in Law Enforcement Open House 

DURHAM, N.C. – The Durham Police Department (DPD) Recruiting Unit is set to host a Women in Law Enforcement Open House on Sat...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 30, 2020

Durham Police Asking for Information on Sexual Assault

Durham Police Asking for Information on Sexual Assault  

Durham police investigators are asking for information about an alleged sexual assault that happened on January 23 in or near a walking tunnel at 800 Woodcroft Parkway near Old Fox ...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 28, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Wreck with Serious Injuries on Cornwallis Rd

Durham Police Investigate Wreck with Serious Injuries on Cornwallis Rd

  • Durham police are investigating a vehicle wreck on Cornwallis Road between Jan Court and Beechwood Drive.
  • The crash happened shortly after 5:00 pm when a vehicle traveling eastbound lef...
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Police Department
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Durham Man Arrested on Armed Robbery Charges

 Durham Man Arrested on Armed Robbery Charges  

Durham police investigators have charged a man with committing two armed robberies and an attempted armed robbery within 1 ½ hours on January 18. The man - Kevin Blanding...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Homicide

Durham Police Investigate Homicide   

Update:

Durham Police believe there was confrontation between two males inside the residence on Walton Street. The male, who was mentioned in the initial press release, exited the residence where offic...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Fatality Wreck on I-40 E

Durham Police Investigate Fatality Wreck on I-40 E 

 

UPDATE: The Traffic and Crash Team responded to a crash on Interstate 40 east neat Mile Marker 274. A 2014 Honda CR-V driven by 26 year old Victoria Lynn Jones of Graham, NC was traveli...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Durham Police Asking for Information on Plato’s Closet Robbery

News ReleaseFor Immediate Release: January 17, 2020 

Durham Police Asking for Information on Plato’s Closet Robbery  

Durham police investigators are asking for information about an armed robbery earlier this week at Pla...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Vehicle Accident involving a Pedestrian

Vehicle Accident involving a Pedestrian

A pedestrian injured in a vehicle crash that occurred on Monday, January 6, 2020 has died as a result of her injuries. The pedestrian – 89-year-old Betty Colby – died on January 8, 2020.

The crash...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Durham Man Charged with Committing Six Commercial Armed Robberies

Durham Man Charged with Committing Six Commercial Armed Robberies  

A Durham man has been charged with committing six armed robberies of commercial businesses between October 27, 2019 and December 23, 2019. Investigators from the DPD&...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Investigators Asking for Information on November 2019 Shooting

 

Investigators Asking for Information on November 2019 Shooting

 

Durham police investigators are asking for information about a shooting that happened on November 28, 2019 (Thanksgiving Day) on Cheek Road.

The shooting happened around 7:4...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Two Men Arrested on Robbery Charges Following Chase

Two Men Arrested on Robbery Charges Following Chase

 

Two men were arrested on armed robbery charges following a commercial armed robbery and chase this morning.

Officers responded to a robbery call at the Subway at 2121 T.W. Alexander Drive at 7:17...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 6, 2020

Durham Police Investigate Homicide

Durham Police Investigate Homicide   

Durham police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Monday morning on Gray Avenue.

Officers responded to a shooting call in the 700 block of Gray Avenue shortly after 12:30 a.m. When they ar...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 17, 2019

Officer John Suitt is Recipient of National PAL Recognition

News ReleaseFor Immediate Release: December 13, 2019

Officer John Suitt is Recipient of National PAL Recognition 

DURHAM, NC – Durham Police Department’s Officer John Suitt has been named the December 2019 Inspirational Law Enfo...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Durham Police Investigate Single-Vehicle Crash with Life Threatening Injuries

Durham police are investigating a single-vehicle crash that happened today on the 1700 block of Cheek Road.

The crash happened shortly before 3 p.m. when a 2005 Ford Explorer driven by Ernest Briggs, 86, of Durham, failed to negotiate a curve in the road a...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Durham Police Investigate Drive By Shooting

UPDATE: 

Justin T. Johnson, 17 years of age, Charged with Possession of Stolen Vehicle, Discharging a firearm in the City Limits, Injury to Personal Property(2 counts), Felony Conspiracy, Going Armed to Terror of People and Discharging firearm int...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Practice Safety All The Way

Practice Safety All The Way

Durham Police Department Holiday Safety Campaigns and Charitable Outreach 

DURHAM, N.C. – The Durham Police Department (DPD) wants residents to practice safety all the way - at home, at work, on the road, while...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Durham Police Investigating Fatal Shooting

Durham Police Investigating Fatal Shooting  

Durham police are investigating a shooting that left two people dead this morning on Mayfair Street.

Officers were dispatched to a shooting call in the parking lot of an office complex in the 37...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Durham Police Investigating Shootings

Durham Police Investigating Shootings 

UPDATE: The man who was found in the vehicle on University Drive has died from his injuries.

Investigators have determined that both shooting victims were in the same vehicle when they were shot and the shooti...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Durham Police Investigate Homicide

Durham Police Investigate Homicide  

Durham police are investigating a homicide that happened this afternoon on Wabash Street in McDougald Terrace.

The shooting was reported shortly before 1:15 p.m. in front of Building 37. When officers a...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Durham Police Asking for Information on Subway Robbery

Durham Police Asking for Information on Subway Robbery

Durham police investigators are asking for information about the November 18 armed robbery of the Subway at 3600 Hillsborough Road.

A man armed with a gun and wearing a mask entered the business around...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Durham Man Arrested on Robbery and Larceny Charges

Durham Man Arrested on Robbery and Larceny Charges  

Durham police arrested a man today and charged him with several counts of robbery and larceny in connection with thefts of money from four commercial businesses on November 16.

Investiga...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Durham Police Investigating Shooting

Durham Police Investigating Shooting

Durham police are investigating a shooting that happened early this morning at Duke Manor Apartments at 311 South LaSalle Street.

The shooting happened shortly after 4 a.m. during an argument when a tow truck driver att...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Durham Police Asking for Information on Robbery

Durham Police Asking for Information on Robbery  

Durham police investigators are asking for information about an armed robbery that happened late Tuesday at Family Fare at 4161 Old Chapel Hill Road. No one was injured.

A man armed with a ...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Durham Police Asking for Information on Robbery

Durham Police Asking for Information on Robbery 

  • Durham police investigators are asking for information about a robbery that happened early this morning at Circle K at 2322 N.C. 54 Highway East.
  • A man entered the business around 2:45 a.m. and deman...
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Police Department
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Durham Police Investigate Single-Vehicle Fatal Crash

Durham Police Investigate Single-Vehicle Fatal Crash  

Durham police are investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash that happened Saturday night on Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard near Academy Road.

The crash happened shortly before 9 p.m. wh...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Durham Police Asking for Information on Robbery Suspect

Durham Police Asking for Information on Robbery Suspect  

Durham police investigators are asking for information about a man suspected of committing several recent commercial armed robberies.

The suspect is described as a black man with a ...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Crash

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Crash 

UPDATE: The pedestrian has been identified as Gaynor Songer, 73, of Durham.

Investigators are still trying to identify the hit-and-run driver and vehicle

  • Durham police are investigating a fatal crash...
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Police Department
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Durham Teen Charged in Connection with Robbery and Shooting

Durham Teen Charged in Connection with Robbery and Shooting 

A Durham has been arrested and charged with shooting a man and robbing him Tuesday afternoon near Angier Avenue and Laurel Avenue. The teen – 17-year-old Joseph Demario Cates &...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Missing Person – Tonita Michelle Brooks

Missing Person – Tonita Michelle Brooks 

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Tonita Michelle Brooks who was reported missing by her family. Family members told officers they have been unable to contact her for several weeks....

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Police Department
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Durham Police Department Receives $1 Million SAKI Grant

Durham Police Department Receives $1 Million SAKI Grant

 

A The Durham Police Department has been awarded a three-year $1 million 2019 National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) project grant to provide additional resources for investigating col...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Pedestrian Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash Has Died

Pedestrian Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash Has Died 

A pedestrian injured in a hit-and-run crash late Friday has died as a result of his injuries. The pedestrian – 33-year-old Brandon Zeigler – died this morning.

The crash happened...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 4, 2019

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Hit and Run Crash

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Hit and Run Crash  

Durham police are investigating a fatal hit and run crash involving a pedestrian that happened late Friday night at the intersection of Riddle Road and Briggs Avenue.

According to a preli...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Durham police are investigating a shooting that happened Tuesday evening near the intersection of We

Durham Police Investigate Shooting  

Durham police are investigating a shooting that happened Tuesday evening near the intersection of West Club Boulevard and Watts Street.

Officers responded to a shooting call shortly before 5:30 p.m. Whe...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Durham police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened this afternoon on North Driver Street

Durham Police Investigate Homicide

 

Durham police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened this afternoon on North Driver Street.

Officers responded to a shooting call in the 100 block of North Driver Street shortly before 2 p.m. today. Whe...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Durham Police Investigate Single-Vehicle Traffic Fatality

Durham Police Investigate Single-Vehicle Traffic Fatality 

 

UPDATE: The driver has been identified as John Robert Mitchell, 51, of Durham

Durham police are investigating a single-vehicle traffic fatality that happened this morning on Cole ...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Durham Police Investigate Homicide

UPDATE: Investigators have located the Dodge Ram. They are still trying to locate the Ford F150.

We would appreciate it if the Ford F150 could be shown again on the news. Thank you.

UPDATE: The victim has been identified as 17-year-old Zaeveon Hershel Tucke...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 25, 2019

Durham Man Arrested on Murder Charge

A Durham man was arrested Thursday and charged with murder in connection with a June 2019 fatal shooting on East Geer Street.

Members of the U.S. Marshals Service’s Carolinas Regional Fugitive Task Force (Wilmington) arrested Elvin Fernando Lara,...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative – October 26

Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative – October 26  

The Durham Police Department will be participating in the DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 26 at four locations...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Four Men Arrested on Murder Charges in 2018 Homicide

Four Men Arrested on Murder Charges in 2018 Homicide 

 

Four men have been indicted and arrested for murder in connection with the November 2018 fatal shooting of 18-year-old Zykari Rhone on Dowd Street.

Officers responded to a “s...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Crash on Farrington Road

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Crash on Farrington Road 

 

Durham police are investigating a single-vehicle fatal crash that happened early this morning on Farrington Road near Dunbrook Drive.

The crash happened around 4:45 a.m. in the 630...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Durham Man Charged in Murder of Z’Yon Person

Durham Man Charged in Murder of Z’Yon Person 

 

UPDATE: Yesterday, two additional suspects were indicted by a Durham County grand jury in the death of 9-year-old Z’Yon Person. The grand jury issued indictments against 2...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 14, 2019

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Crash on Old Oxford Road

Durham police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian that happened late Friday on Old Oxford Road near Craven Street.

The crash happened around 10:30 p.m. in the 900 block of Old Oxford Road. According to investigators, a 2007 Nissan Altima...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Durham Police Trying to Identify Robbery Suspects

Durham police investigators are trying to identify two women suspected of being involved in an armed robbery on October 7.

A male victim arranged to meet the women to sell an iPhone in a parking lot at Walgreens at 6405 Fayetteville Road around 7 p.m. on O...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Durham Police Trying to Identify Fraud Suspects

Durham police investigators are trying to identify three men suspected of using fraudulent credit cards to purchase merchandise worth thousands of dollars.

The suspects made fraudulent purchases at a Target store and a Walgreens store in Durham in recent w...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 8, 2019

Durham Police Investigating Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash

Durham Police Investigating Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash

 

UPDATE: Durham police investigators have charged Martir Maldonado, 31, of Durham in connection with this case. Maldonado is not in custody at this time.

Maldonado is wanted on one count of felony...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Police Department to Kick Off National Crime Prevention Month

Police Department to Kick Off National Crime Prevention Month with Citizen Police Academy Graduation Tonight

 

A Variety of Events in October will mark the Observance

DURHAM, N.C. – The Durham Police Department (DPD) is holding several even...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Wanted Person – Bryan Guzman

Durham Police Department investigators are trying to locate Bryan Jose Guzman who is charged with murder in the death of 19-year-old Marlene Yamileth Portillo-Posada.

Portillo-Posada’s body was found in the woods in the 6400 block of N.C. 751 in ...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 30, 2019

DPD Gun Arrests

DPD Gun Arrests

 In an effort to curb gun violence, investigators with the DPD’s Organized Crime Division continue to make gun arrests. Below is information about their recent gun-related arrests.

 • Investigators from ...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Durham Police Chief Davis Installed as National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives

Durham Police Chief Davis Installed as National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE) President

Durham Police Chief C.J. Davis has been installed as the 42nd National President of the National Organization of Black Law Enforceme...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Missing Person – Faith McCants

 

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Faith McCants who was reported missing by her family.

McCants, 17, is described as a black female, 5 feet 4 inches tall and 140 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on ...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Durham Teen Charged in Connection with Five Internet Buy/Sell Robberies

Durham Teen Charged in Connection with Five Internet Buy/Sell Robberies

 

A Durham teen has been arrested and charged with committing four Internet buy/sell robberies and one attempted robbery in the past month. The teen – Jemarye Farrin...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Durham Police Asking for Assistance to Identify Fraud Suspect

Durham Police Asking for Assistance to Identify Fraud Suspect 

 

Durham police investigators are trying to identify a man who is suspected of using a fraudulent credit card to make multiple purchases at Harris-Teeter and Food Lion stores i...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 11, 2019

Crime Alert – Catalytic Converter Thefts

Crime Alert – Catalytic Converter Thefts 

 

There has been an increase in the number of reported thefts of catalytic converters throughout the city. The number of thefts has increased by 86 percent from 35 reported January 1 &...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 9, 2019

Durham Police Investigate Homicide

Durham Police Investigate Homicide

 

Durham police are investigating a homicide that was reported Monday evening on Craven Street near Usher Street.

Officers responded to a shooting call in the 400 block of Craven Street around 5:20 p.m. When they a...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 3, 2019

Celebrate Responsibly, Safely on July Fourth

Celebrate Responsibly, Safely on July Fourth 

DURHAM, N.C. – The first holiday of the summer season is a great time to celebrate with family and friends. The Durham Police Department is reminding residents to celebrate responsibly. Here ...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 24, 2019

Durham Police Investigating Homicide on E. Geer Street

Durham Police Investigating Homicide on E. Geer Street

DURHAM, N.C. - Durham police are investigating a homicide in the 1000 block of East Geer Street. Officers were dispatched to a gunshot wound call shortly before 9 a.m. today. Upon arrival they discove...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 18, 2019

Registration for the Citizen Police Academy is Underway

Registration for the Citizen Police Academy is Underway

2019 Session to run August 20 - October 1

 

Durham, NC – Durham residents interested in learning about operations and services of the Durham Police Department can register fo...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Wanted Person – Dalante Davon Henderson

Wanted Person – Dalante Davon Henderson   

 

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Dalante Davon Henderson who is wanted in connection with a 2017 hit-and-run crash that left two women with serious injuries.

Tw...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 14, 2019

Durham Police Investigating Hit-and-Run

UPDATE: Investigators have taken out warrants charging 27-year-old Jose Luis Baltazar in this case. Baltazar is not in custody at this time.

Investigators have charged Baltazar with felony hit-and-run involving serious injury or death and driving while his...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Deadline Extended to May 31 for Durham Police Summer Camp

Deadline Extended to May 31 for Durham Police Summer Camp

Space Still Available in July and August Sessions

DURHAM, N.C. – The Durham Police Department’s (DPD) June summer camp session is full to capacity. However spaces are still avail...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Durham Police Department Registration is Underway for National Night Out 2019

Durham Police Department Registration is Underway for National Night Out 2019 NNO Registration Ends July 12; Observance is Tuesday, August 6

DURHAM, N.C. - Registration is underway for Durham’s observance of National Night Out (NNO), America&...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 16, 2019

Durham police are investigating a bank robbery that happened Monday afternoon at Wells Fargo at 2821

Durham police are investigating a bank robbery that happened Monday afternoon at Wells Fargo at 2821 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard.

A man dressed as a woman entered the bank around 4:15 p.m. and handed a teller a note demanding money and threatening the use...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 11, 2019

Durham police are investigating a homicide in the 1300 block of S. Roxboro Street.

Durham Police Investigating Homicide

UPDATE – the deceased man from the homicide that occurred this morning has been identified as Darren Dixon, 22 years of age.

DURHAM, N.C. - Durham police are investigating a homicide in the 1300 block of S. Rox...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 9, 2019

Durham Businesses Annual Safety Workshop (even postponed)

Update- To better meet the needs of confirmed and prospective registrants, the Durham Police Department Community Resource Unit (CRU) is postponing its Community Safety Workshop for Businesses that was scheduled for Saturday, April 13, 2019. The reschedul...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 3, 2019

Durham Police Investigating Shooting

Durham Police Investigating Shooting

 

Durham police are investigating a shooting that happened Wednesday morning near the intersection of Mangum Street and Dillard Street.

A man was shot multiple times following an apparent argument shortly before...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 1, 2019

Stabbing at The Streets at Southpoint

Stabbing at The Streets at Southpoint

DURHAM, N.C. - Durham police are investigating a stabbing that occurred at The Streets at Southpoint shortly after 4:30 p.m. today. A loss prevention officer sustained serious injuries during a confrontation with two f...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 1, 2019

Durham Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting

Durham Police Investigating Officer-Involved Shooting

DURHAM, N.C. - Durham Police Department (DPD) officers were involved in a fatal officer-involved shooting after responding to a domestic incident shortly after 5 a.m. this morning on Bevel Court.

&ld...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Durham Police Department Commemorates National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Durham Police Department Commemorates National Crime Victims’ Rights Week,

April 7–13

DURHAM, N.C. - Durham Police Department’s (DPD) Community Services Division in commemoration of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Durham Police Summer Camps Offer Fun Inside, Out

Durham Police Summer Camps Offer Fun Inside, Out

Application Deadline is May 3

DURHAM, N.C. – The Durham Police Department (DPD) is accepting applications for its 2019 summer camps for youth ages nine to 13. Campers will take daily field trips, a...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Durham Police Asking for Information on Bank Robbery

Durham Police Asking for Information on Bank Robbery

 

Durham police investigators are asking for information about a bank robbery that happened this afternoon at BB&T at 5407 South Miami Boulevard. A man entered the bank around 3:45 p.m. and ...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Durham Businesses Invited to DPD’s Annual Safety Workshop

Durham Businesses Invited to DPD’s Annual Safety Workshop

Registration Deadline April 1 

DURHAM, N.C. – The Durham Police Department (DPD) Community Resource Unit is holding its annual community safety workshop on Saturday, Apri...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 19, 2019

Durham Police Investigating Bank Robbery

Durham Police Investigating Bank Robbery

 

Durham police are investigating a bank robbery that happened early this afternoon at BB&T at 1107 West NC 54 Highway.

A man wearing a gray hoodie entered the bank shortly after noon and handed a teller ...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 28, 2019

Take Part in the 9 P.M. Routine

The Durham Police Department is kicking off a new crime prevention social media campaign entitled the 9 p.m. routine, joining the movement created by the Pasco Sheriff’s Office.

The goal is to cut down on easily preventable robberies and larcenie...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Durham Police Investigate Homicide

Durham police investigators are investigating a homicide that happened late this morning at HomeTowne Studios at 5008 N.C. 55 Highway.

Officers responded to a shooting call at HomeTowne Studios at 11:45 a.m. today. When they arrived, they found an unidenti...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Phone Scam Alert

The Durham Police Department has received recent reports of calls from a person pretending to be a Durham police sergeant. The caller told the victims they missed jury duty and then demanded money from them. DPD officers do not call people about jury duty...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 22, 2019

Durham Police Asking for Information about Shooting Involving School Bus

Durham Police Asking for Information about Shooting Involving School Bus

 

Durham police investigators are trying to identify two people who may have information about a shooting involving a school bus Friday afternoon on Cheek Road at Hardee Stre...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Durham Police Asking for Information about Robberies of Taxi Drivers

Durham Police Asking for Information about Robberies of Taxi Drivers

 Durham police investigators are asking for information about several armed robberies of taxi drivers that have occurred since late November. No injuries have been reported. In ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Durham Police Investigate Homicide

 Durham Police Investigate Homicide 

 

Durham police are investigating a homicide that happened on Suffolk Street on Friday morning.

Officers were dispatched to a shooting call in the 3600 block of Suffolk Street shortly before 10 ...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Durham Man Arrested on Breaking and Entering, Assault Charges

Durham Man Arrested on Breaking and Entering, Assault Charges

DURHAM, N.C. – Durham police investigators arrested Floyd Kelly Harwell today in connection with a breaking and entering and assault on a female that happened shortly before 1 p.m. Thu...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Traffic Crash

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Traffic Crash 

 

An Alamance County man was fatally injured in a crash on N.C. 147 North near the Briggs Avenue exit on Thursday morning.

The crash happened around 9:30 a.m. when a northbound 2014 Chevrolet E...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Missing Person (Silver Alert) – Donnie Coats Lee

Missing Person (Silver Alert) – Donnie Coats Lee

 

Durham police are trying to locate Donnie Coats Lee who was reported missing last night. A Silver Alert has been issued.

Lee, 72, was last seen around 10 p.m. on January 2 near Duke Unive...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Durham Police Investigate Death

Durham Police Investigate Death

 

Durham police are investigating a death that was reported early this morning in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 4400 block of Hopson Road.

Officers were dispatched at 3:41 a.m. today to a call about ...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Statement from Chief C.J. Davis on January 1 Fatal Shootings

“The Durham Police Department is always concerned about any acts of violence that occur in our city, and investigates such incidents with haste. Based on initial investigative findings, the fatal shootings that occurred last night appear to be i...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 28, 2018

Wanted Person – Kalil Juwan Stuart

Wanted Person – Kalil Juwan Stuart

DURHAM, N.C. - Durham police investigators are trying to locate Kalil Juwan Stuart, 26, who is wanted on several domestic violence related charges, including three counts of assault with a deadly weapon, assault...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 27, 2018

Missing Person – Jerry Sturdivant

Missing Person – Jerry Sturdivant

DURHAM, N.C. - A Silver Alert has been issued for Jerry Lee Sturdivant, 64, who suffers from a cognitive impairment. He was last seen at 8 p.m. on December 24, in the 700 block of Eva Street. The Durham Police De...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 29, 2018

Durham Police Asking for Information on Robberies

Durham Police Asking for Information on Robberies

 

Durham police are investigating a series of armed robberies that appear to target Hispanic victims. There have been 13 similar robberies reported in the past week. One man suffered minor injuries...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 27, 2018

Durham Police Asking for Information on Robberies

Durham Police Asking for Information on Robberies 

 

Durham police are investigating four robberies that have been reported in the past two weeks in the area of the Belmont Apartments on McQueen Drive. No injuries have been reported.

No cha...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 7, 2018

Durham Police Asking for Information about Hit-and-Run Crash

Durham police are asking for information about a hit-and-run crash that happened early this morning on North Buchanan Boulevard near West Main Street.

Officers were dispatched to a call about a woman lying in the street at that location around 6:25 a.m. to...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 5, 2018

Durham Police Investigating Two Shootings

Durham police are investigating two separate shootings that occurred around 6:30 a.m. today. It is not known if the two cases are related at this time.

The first shooting was reported at 6:29 a.m. A 44-year-old man was found shot in the driver’s ...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Wanted Person – Antonio Lee Keith

Durham police are trying to locate Antonio Lee Keith who has been charged with striking and injuring a Durham police officer with a vehicle early Friday on Olivia Court.

The incident happened around 2:30 a.m. on Friday after officers attempted to stop the ...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 26, 2018

New Police Headquarters Open for Business November 1

DURHAM, N.C. –   The Durham Police Department (DPD) Records Unit at the 505 W. Chapel Hill Street location will be closed to the public on Tuesday, Oct. 30 and Wednesday, Oct. 31 and reopening at 7:30 a.m. on Nov. 1 at the new DPD headq...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Chat with a Durham Police Officer on National Coffee with a Cop Day

Durham Police Department (DPD) officers will sit down and chat with residents over a cup of coffee during National Coffee with a Cop Day on Wednesday, October 3.   

Coffee with a Cop Day is a national initiative designed to help break dow...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 17, 2018

Weather Causes Flooded Roadways in Durham

Dearborn Drive near Club Boulevard

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

Missing Person – Devon Tyzaih Evans

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Devon Tyzaih Evans who was last seen at the Budget Inn at 2101 Holloway Street.

Evans, 21, is described as a black male, 6 feet tall and 220 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information o...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 29, 2018

Missing Person – Ciaran Pollen

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Ciaran Pollen who was reported missing yesterday. He was last seen at Duke University Hospital on August 26. He may be in the area of Old Chapel Hill Road.

Pollen, 51, is described as a white male, 5 feet 11...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 21, 2018

Durham Police Asking for Information on Robberies

Durham police investigators are asking for information about a recent series of armed robberies targeting Hispanic victims. No one has been seriously injured in these incidents.

Most of the robberies, which usually involve two or three suspects, have occur...

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Police Department
Posted on: August 3, 2018

Durham Police Investigating Traffic Fatality

The accident is under investigation and no further details are available at this time.

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Police Department
Posted on: July 31, 2018

Durham Police Investigating Homicide

Durham Police Investigating Homicide

DURHAM, N.C. - Durham police are investigating a homicide that happened early this morning on West Channing Avenue. Officers were dispatched to a gunshot wound call around 3:45 a.m. today in the 100 block of West Channi...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 30, 2018

Durham Police Arrest Four People in Series of Robberies

Durham Police Arrest Four People in Series of Robberies

 

Durham police investigators have arrested four people in connection with a series of six robberies in the Cedarwood Drive/ Willowdale Drive/Cook Road area during the past month. Four of the...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 30, 2018

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Crash on Interstate 85

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Crash on Interstate 85

 

Durham police are investigating a fatal crash that happened late this morning on Interstate 85 South near the Cole Mill Road exit.

The crash happened shortly before 11:30 a.m. when a southboun...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 25, 2018

Pedestrian Critically Injured in Crash

Pedestrian Critically Injured in Crash

 

A Durham man was critically injured this morning when he was struck by a vehicle as he was walking across South Alston Avenue near Linwood Avenue.

The crash happened around 6 a.m. when the pedestrian was str...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 24, 2018

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Traffic Crash

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Traffic Crash

 

Durham police investigators are investigating a fatal traffic crash that happened this morning on N.C. 55 at Whilden Drive.

The crash happened around 9:45 a.m. when a southbound 2002 Honda Civic driven...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 18, 2018

Durham Police Investigating Bank Robbery

Durham police are investigating a bank robbery and shooting that happened Wednesday afternoon.

Officers were dispatched at 2:45 p.m. to a robbery at SunTrust at 2008 East N.C. 54 Highway. When officers arrived, they found a bank teller who had been shot in...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Durham Police Asking for Information on Attempted Robbery/Shooting at Wendy’s

Durham Police Asking for Information on Attempted Robbery/Shooting at Wendy’s

 

Durham police investigators are asking for information about an attempted armed robbery and shooting that happened early this morning at Wendy’s res...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Durham Man Shot During Attempted Robbery

Durham Man Shot During Attempted Robbery

 

A Durham man has been arrested after he apparently was shot during an armed robbery at a convenience store on Guess Road late Monday.

Officers responded to a shooting and attempted robbery at the Guess Roa...

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Police Department
Posted on: July 6, 2018

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Crash

Durham Police Investigate Fatal Crash 

 

The Durham Police Department is investigating a fatal crash that happened late Thursday on North Duke Street near Minerva Avenue.

The crash happened around 11:30 p.m. when a silver Ford Focus, which ...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Durham Man Arrested for 2016 Shooting

Durham Man Arrested for 2016 Shooting

 

A man wanted by the Durham Police Department for a shooting that happened two years ago on Garrett Road was arrested yesterday by Durham County Sheriff’s deputies. Rudy Perez, 20, was arrested on W...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 20, 2018

Durham Police Investigating Triple Drowning

Durham police are investigating a triple drowning that happened early Tuesday in a swimming pool at Chapel Towers Apartments at 1315 Morreene Road.

Officers were dispatched to the apartment complex shortly after 3 a.m. on Tuesday and discovered three unres...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 18, 2018

Durham Police Investigating a Fatal Hit-and-Run Crash

Durham police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash that happened early this morning on North Duke Street between Fairfield Road and Horton Road.

An unidentified man was walking across North Duke Street around 2:40 a.m. when he was struck by a car. T...

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Police Department
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Crime Alert – Vehicle Break-Ins

There has been a recent uptick in the number of reported vehicle break-ins throughout the city. There were 428 cases reported from May 1 through June 9, which is a 15 percent increase over the same period in 2017.

The most commonly stolen items include cre...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 31, 2018

Police Investigate Attempted Sexual Assault

Durham police are investigating an attempted sexual assault that happened this morning near Duke University Road.

A female told officers a man came to her apartment around 10 a.m. and told her he was there to do a repair. The man came into the apartment an...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 30, 2018

Police Employees and Partners to Pick up Torch

DURHAM, N.C. - On Thursday, May 31, Durham Police Department (DPD) officers and non-sworn employees will run the department’s leg of the 2018 North Carolina Torch Run Relay that benefits North Carolina Special Olympics. Preliminary activities wi...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 25, 2018

Police Department Honors 25 for Outstanding Service

DURHAM, N.C. - The Durham Police Department (DPD) honored 25 individuals for above and beyond public safety service at its annual service awards ceremony on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at Durham City Hall. An audience of more than 200 was inspired by several ...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Five Men Charged with Murder

Durham police investigators have made four additional arrests in the April 2018 fatal shooting of Hong Zheng on Carlton Crossing Drive, bringing the total number of arrests to five in this case. On April 15, shortly after 10 p.m., Zheng and his wife had j...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Wanted Person – Devonte Daquan Cozart

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Devonte Daquan Cozart who is wanted on robbery charges. Cozart is charged with robbing a man and a woman at gunpoint in the 2500 block of South Roxboro Street on April 25.Cozart, 23, is wanted on one charge...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 27, 2018

Police Department to Hold Promotion Ceremony April 30

 For more information call the Durham Police Department Public Affairs Office at (919) 560-4322, extension 29197.

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Police Department
Posted on: April 27, 2018

National Take Back Drug Disposal Initiative – April 28

National Take Back Drug Disposal Initiative – April 28

 

The Durham Police Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, will be holding the National Take Back Initiative on Saturday, April 28 at four locations in D...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 27, 2018

DPD Youth Summer Camp Enrollment Deadline Extended to May 18

 For more information call DPD’s 2018 Summer Camps Coordinator, Ofc. C.C. Davis, at (919) 407-2648.

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Police Department
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Missing Person – Justin Michael Mallory

Justin Mallory

Missing Person – Justin Michael Mallory

 

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Justin Michael Mallory who was last seen by his family in March.

Mallory, 30, is described as a black male, 5 feet 5 inches tall and 160 pounds. He has black ...

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Police Department
Posted on: April 4, 2018

Durham Police Investigating Homicide on Moreland Avenue

 Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.

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Police Department
Posted on: March 29, 2018

Durham Police Trying to Identify Assault Suspect

News ReleaseFor Immediate Release: March 29, 2018

Durham Police Trying to Identify Assault Suspect

 

Durham police investigators are trying to identify a woman who allegedly slashed a man’s neck during a dispute on a GoDurham bus on March...

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Posted on: March 26, 2018

Durham Police Charge Two Men with Robbing Five Businesses

Durham Police Charge Two Men with Robbing Five Businesses

 

Durham police investigators have charged two men with committing five armed business robberies within six weeks. The two men – Frankie George Grimes, 23, and Marquize Jerrell Kni...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Durham Officer Injured in Crash

Durham Officer Injured in Crash

 

A Durham police officer was injured when he was struck by an SUV while directing traffic Monday morning on Academy Road.

The officer, Lt. J.A. Friedrick, was directing traffic at Durham Academy Middle School at 311...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 23, 2018

DPD to Host Annual Safety Workshop, April 28

 A person with a disability may receive an auxiliary aid or service to effectively participate in city government activities by contacting the ADA Coordinator, voice 919-560-4197, fax 560-4196, TTY 919-560-1200, or send an email to ADA@durhamnc.g...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 22, 2018

Durham Police Investigate Bank Robbery

Durham police are investigating a bank robbery that happened Thursday afternoon at BB&T at 5028 North Roxboro Street. No one was injured.

A man wearing an orange mask entered the bank around 3:40 p.m. and demanded money. He fled with an undisclosed amo...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 22, 2018

Durham Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

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Durham Man Arrested on Child Pornography Charges 

 

Investigators from the Durham Police Department’s Special Victims Unit assisted U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in a child pornogra...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 21, 2018

Missing Person – Kristin Michelle Rhew

Kristin Rhew

Missing Person – Kristin Michelle Rhew

 

Durham police are trying to locate Kristin Michelle Rhew who has been missing since late February.

Rhew, 31, is described as a white female, 5 feet 7 inches tall and 140 to 150 pounds. She has brown...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Operation Medicine Drop – March 23

Operation Medicine Drop – March 23

 

The Durham Police Department, in partnership with Safe Kids North Carolina, will be holding Operation Medicine Drop on Friday, March 23 at four locations. Operation Medicine Drop allows people to safel...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Durham Police Asking for Information on Armed Robbery

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Durham Police Asking for Information on Armed Robbery

UPDATE: Anthony L. Harris, Jr., 41, of Durham has been arrested and charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon in this case. He was placed in Durham County Jail under a $100,000 bond.

 

Durham ...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Missing Person – James Wiley Cates

James Cates

Missing Person – James Wiley Cates

 

Durham police are trying to locate 74-year-old James Wiley Cates who was last seen around 1 a.m. today at his home on Marlin Drive.

Cates is described as a black male, 6 feet 2 inches tall with gray hair and haze...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 14, 2018

Durham Woman Charged in Hit-and-Run Crash

A Durham woman was arrested early Wednesday and charged with leaving the scene of a crash that left a man seriously injured.

The crash happened shortly after 2 a.m. Wednesday on Liberty Street at Spruce Street. A red 2006 Honda Accord, which was going west...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 16, 2018

Durham Police Asking for Information about Sweepstakes Robbery

Durham Police Asking for Information about Sweepstakes Robbery

 Durham police investigators are trying to identify two armed men who robbed a sweepstakes business at 2107 Allendown Drive on February 8. No one was injured.

The two men entered the bu...

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Police Department
Posted on: February 1, 2018

Two People Wanted in Connection with January 30 Homicide

Durham police investigators have charged two people in connection with the fatal shooting of 31-year-old Darelle Harper on January 30. Neither person is in custody at this time.Harper was shot to death in a shopping center parking lot at N.C. 55 and N.C. ...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 31, 2018

Durham Police Investigating Death at Hillside Park

DURHAM, N.C. - The Durham Police Department (DPD) is conducting a death investigation in the 1300 block of S. Roxboro St. Officers were dispatched to the call shortly after 9 p.m.Additional details will be provided as the investigation progresses. No othe...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 12, 2018

Durham Man Charged with Two 'LetGo' Armed Robberies

A Durham man has been arrested and charged with robbing two people at gunpoint during transactions involving the “LetGo” app.

Shelly Maurice Fields, 19, of Durham was arrested and charged with two counts of robbery with a dangerous weap...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 6, 2018

Phone Scam Alert

The Durham Police Department (DPD) has received reports of scammers posing as DPD officers. Typically the criminals involved in the fraud schemes try to convince potential victims that they have warrants or unpaid fines, and ask them to send money to an a...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Durham Police Asking for Assistance to Identify Shooting Suspect

Durham Police Asking for Assistance to Identify Shooting Suspect

Durham police investigators are trying to identify a man who shot a female on December 23 in a parking lot at Northgate Mall at 1058 West Club Boulevard.

The shooting was reported at 5:10 p.m...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 5, 2017

HOLIDAY SAFETY TIPS

The Durham Police Department offers simple safety strategies that could lessen, or even eliminate, the opportunity for a crime to occur. Whether in town or travelling, in general be aware of surroundings at all times, be alert to suspicious people and veh...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Operation: No perched packages

December 22, 2017—January 5, 2018

Dispose of electronic boxes and other recyclablepackaging at these disposal sites:

District 1Long Meadow Park - North Hyde Park Ave / Liberty StreetDistrict 2Bed, Bath and Beyond - 1515 N. Pointe Drive (on the sid...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Missing Juvenile – Shania Mitchell-Smith

Missing Juvenile – Shania Mitchell-Smith

Durham police investigators are trying to locate 14-year-old Shania Mitchell-Smith who apparently ran away from the Comfort Inn on Hillandale Road last week.

Mitchell-Smith is described as a black female, 5...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Missing Person – Susan Marks

Missing Person – Susan Marks

 

Durham Police Department investigators are trying to locate 63-year-old Susan Marks who was last seen approximately three weeks ago.

Marks is described as a white female, 5 feet 4 inches tall and 117 pounds. ...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Durham Police Investigate Crash on Interstate 40

Durham Police Investigate Crash on Interstate 40

Durham police are investigating a wrong way collision on Interstate 40 that left one man with serious injuries. The crash happened shortly before 1 a.m. today on Interstate 40 West near Interstate 540.

A whit...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 19, 2017

Durham Police Investigating Shooting

Durham Police Investigating Shooting

The Durham Police Department (DPD) is investigating a shooting that occurred Monday evening in the 3900 block of Fayetteville Street shortly after 5:45 p.m. A 20-year-old man was transported to a local hospital for tre...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 18, 2017

Durham Police Investigating Traffic Fatality on N. Roxboro Street

Durham Police Investigating Traffic Fatality on N. Roxboro Street

Shortly before 2:30 a.m. today, Durham Police Department officers responded to the 5500 block of N. Roxboro Street where a single-vehicle traffic crash had occurred. Two people were pronoun...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 14, 2017

Durham Police Investigate Hit-and-Run Crash on Garrett Road

Durham Police Investigate Hit-and-Run Crash on Garrett Road

Durham police are investigating a hit-and-run crash involving a bicyclist that happened late Wednesday on Garrett Road.

Officers were dispatched to the crash shortly before 11 p.m. in the 5300 blo...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 13, 2017

Apex Man Arrested on Murder Charge

Apex Man Arrested on Murder Charge

An Apex man was arrested today and charged with second-degree murder and delivering heroin in connection with the August death of a Durham woman.

Officers with the U.S. Marshals Eastern District Violent Fugitive Task Forc...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 10, 2017

Durham Police Investigating Sexual Assault

 

Between 5 and 6 p.m. on December 9, a 32-year old female was attacked near a wooded area in the 5300 block of Penrith Street while walking her dog. The victim was sexually assaulted and was later found lying in the grass unconscious.

Investigator...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 8, 2017

Durham Police Investigate Shooting

Durham Police Investigate Shooting

Durham police are investigating a shooting that happened Friday morning on Lakewood Avenue.

Officers responded to a shooting call shortly after 8 a.m. near the intersection of Lakewood Avenue and University Drive. Upon ar...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 6, 2017

Durham Man Arrested on Murder Charge

A Durham man was arrested this afternoon and charged with murder in the November 29 shooting death of 35-year-old Felix Morales on East Cornwallis Road.

Members of the U.S. Marshals Service Joint Fugitive Task Force arrested the man – Robert Earl...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 6, 2017

Durham Police Asking for Information on Burglaries

Durham police investigators are asking for assistance in identifying a man who is suspected of breaking into two occupied residences on South LaSalle Street and Ratcale Lane in the past week.

The suspect was described as a black male in his mid-twenties we...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 6, 2017

Homicide Stems from S. Woodcrest Street Shooting

Homicide Stems from S. Woodcrest Street Shooting

The Durham Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one male dead. Officers were dispatched shortly after 5:15 p.m. to a shooting call in the 300 block of S. Woodcrest Street. Upon arrival, th...

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Police Department
Posted on: December 4, 2017

Durham Police Investigating Shooting

Durham police are investigating a shooting that happened late Monday morning at an apartment complex on Bedford Street. One man was critically injured and a woman has been arrested.

Officers responded to the call shortly after 11:15 a.m. today in the 2000 ...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Durham Police Asking for Assistance in Identifying Robbery Suspect

Durham Police Asking for Assistance in Identifying Robbery Suspect

Durham police investigators are trying to identify a man suspected of robbing T.J. Maxx at 4600 Durham-Chapel Hill Boulevard on November 7.

The suspect entered the store shortly before 8:30...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Durham Police Investigating Homicide

Durham Police Investigating Homicide

Durham Police Department detectives are investigating a homicide that happened Wednesday evening in the 100 block of E. Cornwallis Road. Officers were dispatched to a shooting call at approximately 6:20 p.m. Upon arriva...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 30, 2017

Durham Police Trying to Locate Stolen Dogs

Durham Police Trying to Locate Stolen Dogs

Durham police investigators are trying to locate two dogs stolen during a Thanksgiving burglary on Alpine Road.

The stolen dogs are both Yorkshire Terriers. Promise is 14 years old and Chaddy is seven years old.

Th...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 29, 2017

Durham Police Investigating UTV Accident

Durham Police Investigating UTV Accident

The Durham Police Department is investigating a utility terrain vehicle (UTV) accident at the Durham Police Range involving a Durham police officer.

The accident happened shortly before 3:30 p.m. on a gravel road at...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 28, 2017

Durham Police Asking for Information about Robbery

Durham Police Asking for Information about Robbery

Durham police investigators are asking for information about an armed robbery that happened in the parking lot of Bojangles at 2801 Guess Road late Tuesday morning.

Officers were dispatched to a shooting c...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 27, 2017

Durham Police Arrest Two on Robbery Charges

Durham Police Arrest Two on Robbery Charges

Durham police arrested two people late Sunday and charged them with an armed robbery at Triangle D Food Mart at 403 West Trinity Avenue.

Two men armed with guns and wearing black bandanas over their faces robbed ...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 22, 2017

Scam Alert

Durham police have received recent reports of scams involving home repairs and maintenance. In one case, a woman said a man knocked on her door and offered to do jobs such as cleaning her gutters, pressure washing her house and trimming her hedges to earn...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 22, 2017

Encouraging motorists to be safe on the roads during this holiday season.

We are encouraging motorists to be safe on the roads during this holiday season. Our officers will be participating in the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program’s Click It or Ticket seatbelt safety campaign. The campaign will run thro...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 20, 2017

Durham Police Investigating Homicide on E. Weaver Street

Durham Police Investigating Homicide on E. Weaver Street

The Durham Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a 30-year-old man dead. Officers were dispatched shortly before 3:15 a.m. to the 3000 block of E. Weaver Street. Upon arrival the of...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 17, 2017

Durham Police Investigate Double Shooting on Dallas Street

Two suspects were shot and critically injured and a third suspect was arrested during a home invasion Thursday night on Dallas Street.

Officers responded to a shooting call in the 2200 block of Dallas Street at 7:15 p.m. They found a 16-year-old female sus...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Durham Police Investigate Bank Robbery

Durham police investigators are trying to identify a man robbed a branch of Wells Fargo Bank this afternoon. A man entered the bank at 900 West Club Boulevard around 3:15 p.m. and handed a teller a note demanding money. The man implied he had a gun. The m...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 16, 2017

Durham Police Investigating Homicide

Durham Police Investigating Homicide

The Durham Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one male dead. Around 10:30 p.m. officers heard the sound of multiple shots near the intersection of Liberty Street and Elizabeth Street. While investi...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 15, 2017

Durham Police Asking for Assistance in Identifying Burglary Suspect

Durham Police Asking for Assistance in Identifying Burglary Suspect

Durham police investigators are trying to identify a man who broke into an office building on Broad Street earlier this month.

The break-in happened between 6 p.m. on November 7 and 8 a.m. ...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Durham Police Athletic League Soccer Finale set for November 18

Durham Police Department’s (DPD) Police Athletic League (PAL) will hold the final soccer games of the season on Saturday, November 18, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Holton Career and Resource Center, 401 N. Driver St., Durham.

The theme for...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 13, 2017

Durham Police Investigating Shooting

The Durham Police Department (DPD) is investigating a shooting that occurred in the 400 block of S. Driver St. shortly before 12:45 a.m. A 38-year-old man sustained possible life-threatening injuries stemming from a gunshot wound. The victim was standing ...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 9, 2017

Durham Police Asking for Assistance in Locating Shooting Suspects

Durham police are trying to locate two teens who have been charged with shooting an employee outside McDonald’s at 3844 South Roxboro Street on October 31. A third teen was arrested in the incident earlier today.

The 18-year-old victim was taken ...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 8, 2017

Durham Seeks Public Art Submissions for New Police Headquarters & 911 Center

Durham Seeks Public Art Submissions for New Police Headquarters & 911 Center

December 1 Submission Deadline

DURHAM, N.C. – Local, regional and national artists are invited to apply for the opportunity to design, fabricate and install public a...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Wanted Person – Judah Immanuel James

Wanted Person – Judah Immanuel James

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Judah Immanuel James who is wanted on more than a dozen charges including felony stalking, violations of domestic violence protective orders and fleeing from la...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Durham Police Investigate Pedestrian-Involved Hit-and-Run Crash

Durham Police Investigate Pedestrian-Involved Hit-and-Run Crash 

 

Durham Police Department officers are trying to locate a vehicle involved in a pedestrianhit-and-run crash on Saturday night. The accident occurred shortly before midnight ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Request for Public Assistance – Sexual Assault Suspect

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Isam Fathee Mohamed Rahmah who is wanted for multiple incidents involving first degree kidnapping and indecent liberties with a child.

Rahmah, 51, of Durham, is the operator of a red ice cream truck, which h...

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Police Department
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Durham Man Charged with Robbing Two Hotels

Durham Man Charged with Robbing Two Hotels

A Durham man has been arrested and charged with robbing two hotels during the past five weeks. The man, 40-year-old Alito Cross, was arrested by members of the U.S. Marshals Service Joint Fugitive Task Force on E...

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Posted on: October 31, 2017

Five Arrested, Charged with Robberies Following Pursuit

Durham Police Department investigators have charged five suspects in connection with two armed robberies that occurred early today.

Marcus Cofield, 17, of Durham, Jarrien Smith, 18, of Durham, and three male juveniles were each charged with three counts of...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Four in Custody as Durham Police Investigate Robberies

Four in Custody as Durham Police Investigate Robberies

The Durham Police Department (DPD) is investigating multiple robberies that occurred early Tuesday morning. Four people are in custody following a vehicle pursuit that began in Durham shortly before 4...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Durham Police Asking for Information on Sweepstakes Robbery

Durham Police Asking for Information on Sweepstakes Robbery

Durham police investigators are trying to identify a man who robbed Pat’s Business Center Sweepstakes Café at 3115 Guess Road this afternoon.

A man armed with a gun entered th...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 26, 2017

Wanted Person – Antonio McGhee

Wanted Person – Antonio McGhee

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Antonio McGhee who is wanted on robbery charges.

McGhee is charged with robbing a man and a woman at gunpoint on October 5 on Foster Street. The victims were walking o...

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Wanted Person – Daquan Kincy

Wanted Person – Daquan Kincy

Investigators are trying to locate 16-year-old Daquan Kincy who has been charged with committing four armed robberies of businesses within three days. A 15-year-old male juvenile has also been charged with committing ...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 25, 2017

New tool uses 911 data to help police make better operational decisions

When citizens place a call for service (CFS) through 911, police, firefighters, or paramedics respond. In urban settings across the US, demand for these services are high and resources are limited. Operating efficiently is critical but often challenging t...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Wanted Person – Jeremiah Royster

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Jeremiah Royster who is wanted on robbery and trespassing charges in connection with an October 16 incident at Walmart at 1525 Glenn School Road.

Two men entered Walmart around 7:30 p.m. on October 16 and tr...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

Wanted Person – Robert Edwards Jeffers

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Robert Edward Jeffers who is charged with robbery with a dangerous weapon.

Jeffers, 32, is charged with robbing a female victim of her purse and other personal items while in possession of a black handgun on...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 18, 2017

Durham Police Asking for Information on Armed Robberies

Durham police investigators are trying to identify two men suspected of robbing two businesses at gunpoint minutes apart on October 16. No one was injured in either robbery.

The first robbery was reported at Cruizers at 2716 Guess Road at 3:22 a.m. Two men...

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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Durham Police Trying to Identify Robbery Suspect

Durham police investigators are trying to identify a man who shot and wounded a store employee during an attempted robbery at Smoke 4 Less on Avondale Drive on September 28. The man is also suspected of robbing a fast food restaurant at gunpoint 30 minute...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 13, 2017

Death Investigation – Savannah Place

Durham police are conducting a death investigation in the 1500 block of Savannah Place. Officers were dispatched to the call shortly after 1 a.m. Upon arrival they located a male in the parking lot with an apparent gunshot wound. The man was tran...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 11, 2017

Missing Persons – Nancy Gonzales and Marcie Davis

Durham police investigators are trying to locate two missing women. The two cases do not appear to be related.

 The first woman, 38-year-old Nancy Tanya Gonzales, was last seen at her home on Chaucer Drive. She is described as a Hispanic female, 5...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 11, 2017

Durham Police Investigating Homicide on Yorkfield Court

The Durham Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a 27-year-old man dead. Officers were dispatched shortly after midnight to a cul-de-sac on Yorkfield Court. Upon arrival the officers located a man outside on the ground with an apparent g...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 9, 2017

CrimeStoppers Reward Offered for Robbery Information

A CrimeStoppers reward is being offered for information about two armed robberies that happened in the downtown area over the weekend. No one was injured in the incidents.

The first robbery, which was reported on Saturday, happened Friday night. A male and...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Wanted Person – Deshawn Devonte Evans

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Deshawn Devonte Evans who is charged with committing two armed robberies of businesses during the summer.

Evans, 23, of Durham is charged with robbing the Trinity Food Mart at 403 East Trinity Avenue on June...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 28, 2017

Chat with a Durham Police Officer on National Coffee with a Cop Day

Members of the Durham Police Department (DPD) will sit down and chat with residents over a cup of coffee during National Coffee with a Cop Day on Wednesday, October 4.  

Coffee with a Cop Day is a national initiative designed to help break down th...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Wanted Person – Gadist Claiborne

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Gadist Claiborne who is wanted on robbery and conspiracy charges.

Claiborne, 25, of Durham is wanted in connection with a robbery and shooting that happened on September 3 on Wabash Street in McDougald Terra...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 26, 2017

Durham Police Asking for Information on Aggravated Assault

Durham police investigators are asking for information about an aggravated assault that happened early Sunday in the parking lot of the Shell convenience store in the 1000 block of West Main Street.

The incident was reported around 12:30 a.m. on September ...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Durham Police Asking for Information on Robbery/Kidnapping Incident

Durham police are investigating a kidnapping and robbery that happened earlier this week. Three women told officers they were walking in the 2000 block of North Roxboro Street around 10:45 p.m. when a man armed with a gun approached them, forced them into...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 21, 2017

Durham Police Asking for Information on Stolen Construction Crane

Durham police investigators are trying to locate a construction crane truck that was stolen earlier this week from a construction site in eastern Durham.

The truck, a 2007 Sterling crane truck worth approximately $100,000, was last seen in the 1100 block o...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 20, 2017

Three Men Charged with August Shooting

Durham police investigators have arrested three men in connection with an August shooting that left a Durham man seriously injured.

The shooting was reported in the 1600 block of South Alston Avenue shortly after 3:30 p.m. on August 8. The 23-year-old vict...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 18, 2017

Durham Seeks Input on Future of Current Police Headquarters Site

The City of Durham wants community input on what should happen to a prominent block on the western edge of downtown Durham.

Currently, the four-acre site is being used as the headquarters for the Durham Police Department. However, the site will become vaca...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 11, 2017

Police Investigate Series of Letgo Armed Robberies

Durham police are investigating three armed robberies involving Letgo transactions that have been reported on Troy Street within the past eight days. No injuries were reported.

The victims, who were all from out of town, all made arrangements through the L...

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Police Department
Posted on: May 23, 2017

Durham Man Wanted for Murder

Officers responded to a shooting call at 1309 Hudson Ave. shortly after 7 p.m. When they arrived, they found Oliver who had been shot in the parking lot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Evans, 27, of Durham, is wanted for one count of murder.

Anyone wi...

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Police Department
Posted on: March 30, 2017

Durham Police Athletic League ‘Day of Champions’ set for April 1

Durham Police Department’s Police Athletic League (PAL) will hold its youth basketball “Day of Champions” event on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at 1 p.m., at the Holt Athletic Association Gymnasium, 117 Milton Road, Durham.

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Police Department
Posted on: January 23, 2017

Women in Law Enforcement Open House Event, February 11

The Durham Police Department is hosting a Women in Law Enforcement Open House on Saturday, February 11, 2017, from 8 a.m. to noon. Following the check-in/meet and greet hour, consecutive sessions will begin promptly at 9 a.m. Topics presented will be of p...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 18, 2017

Durham Police Department Launches Police-to-Citizen (P2C) Site

The Durham Police Department is launching its new Police to Citizen (P2C) online service to help people find information related to services provided by the department.  P2C will help people enter certain incident reports, perform simple...

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Police Department
Posted on: October 26, 2016

Police to Hold Trunk or Treat Event October 29

The Community Resource Unit (CRU) of the Durham Police Department is holding a Trunk or Treat event Saturday, October 29, 2016, at the Walmart Supercenter at 1525 Glenn School Road from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shoppers, passer-byers, and the general public are ...Read on...

Police Department
Posted on: October 6, 2016

Durham Police Department Announces New Hiring Incentives

The City of Durham offers a benefits package that includes comprehensive health, vision and dental and competitive retirement plans. Additionally, the Durham Police Department (DPD) is now offering a new package of hiring incentives for both entry level B...Read on...

Police Department
Posted on: September 23, 2016

Durham Police Department Names First-Ever LGBTQ Liaison

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Durham Police Department (DPD) Chief C.J. Davis has named Officer Charles Strickland Jr. as the department’s first liaison with the LGBTQ community in Durham.
In his new role, Strickland will serve as a resource for members of the LGBTQ community who are...Read on...

Police Department
Posted on: August 1, 2016

More Than 100 Neighborhoods to Celebrate National Night Out August 2

On Tuesday, August 2, more than 100 Durham neighborhoods and groups will join 16,728 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian sites and military bases worldwide in observing the 33rd Annual National Night Out (NNO) crime and drug prevent...Read on...

Police Department
Posted on: April 14, 2016

Twins Charged with Turner Murder

Durham police have filed charges against two men in connection with the April 14 murder of 27-year-old Christopher Alexander Turner on East Piedmont Avenue. The suspects – Ari Shlasinger and Jordan Shlasinger (both 26 years of age) – are not in custody at...Read on...

Police Department
Posted on: April 8, 2016

National Crime Victims’ Rights Week April 10-16

The Victim Services Unit of the Durham Police Department (DPD) is observing 2016 National Crime Victims’ Rights Week with activities that support families and promote community awareness of victims’ rights and the services the unit provides. This year’s n...Read on...

Police Department
Posted on: March 4, 2016

March 4 DPD Body Camera Draft Policy Update

The DPD has updated its draft body camera policy. View the most recent draft from March 4, 2016.

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Posted on: January 9, 2016

Durham Police Investigate Bank Robbery

Durham police are investigating a bank robbery that was reported Saturday morning at PNC Bank, 3732 North Roxboro Street.
A male entered the bank around 10:10 a.m. and gave a teller a note demanding money. No weapon was seen. The male fled with an und...Read on...

Police Department
Posted on: December 31, 2015

Wanted Person – Jamol Louis Dixon

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Jamol Louis Dixon who is wanted in connection with the murder of 32-year-old Sanna Manneh on November 18, 2015.

Officers were dispatched at 10:52 p.m. on November 18 to a shooting call at the intersectio...Read on...

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Posted on: December 30, 2015

Wanted Person – Corinthian Eddie Bowens

Durham police investigators are trying to locate Corinthian Eddie Bowens who is wanted in connection with the murder of 53-year-old Paul Jones on November 16, 2015.

Officers were dispatched at 1:12 a.m. on November 16 to a call about a man lying in the...Read on...

Police Department
Posted on: December 10, 2015

Police and Community Again Earn NNO Accolades

Durham’s outstanding demonstration of positive police-community relationships on National Night Out (NNO) August 4, 2015, has again earned the City of Durham top national rankings by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW). For its observance Durham...Read on...

Police Department
Posted on: November 16, 2015

Durham Police Completes 2015 Six-Month Traffic Stop Data Review

Durham Police has completed its 2015 Six-Month Traffic Stop Data Review.

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Posted on: October 27, 2015

Durham Police Arrest Men on Multiple Firearm, Robbery and Drug Charges

Officers from the Durham Police Department’s HEAT 2 squad investigated a suspicious vehicle and arrested two men on multiple firearm, robbery and drug charges Friday afternoon in the 100 block of Latta Road near Gatewood Drive.

At approximately 3:50 p...Read on...

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Posted on: October 15, 2015

Join Community Services for National Crime Prevention Month 2015

Special Olympics fundraising, senior citizen recreation and Halloween safety outreach are key events planned for Durham Police Department’s 2015 National Crime Prevention Month observance. The Community Services Division is holding three major activities ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 14, 2015

Durham Police Hosts Statewide Summit on Violence

Police officials from throughout North Carolina held a summit on October 13 in Durham to discuss violent crime issues and trends and to identify violent crime reduction strategies.

The summit, which was held at a major corporation, was chaired by Rock...Read on...

Police Department
Posted on: October 12, 2015

Police Arrest 11 People on DWI Charges at Checkpoint

Eleven people were arrested for driving while impaired during a DWI checkpoint late Friday/early Saturday on North Duke Street at Trinity Avenue.

Sixteen officers from the Durham Police Department, the Duke University Police Department and the Hillsbor...Read on...

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Posted on: September 4, 2015

Durham Police Arrest Five on Multiple Robbery Charges

Durham police arrested five suspects after they committed a series of armed robberies in East Durham on Thursday, September 3.

Three adults and two juveniles were arrested and charged with several counts of Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon and Assault ...Read on...

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News Flash

Posted on: June 26, 2020

City Receives National Recognition for Corona Virus Tracking Dashboard

Covid-19 Open Data Portal Dashboard

In March, as concerns over COVID-19 blanketed the news, the Open Data Program and GIS Division created a webpage devoted to providing information on coronavirus and its spread. That webpage includes multiple dashboards, analysis, and resources for the pub...

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News Flash

Posted on: May 22, 2020

The Water Hardship Fund

Are you are struggling to pay your water bill? The City would like to help through the Water Hardship Fund. The Fund is part of a program administered by the Durham County Department of Social Services to help residents pay their past-due water bills. It ...

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Water Management
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Durham Water Has Returned to Regular Billing Practices

Durham Water Has Returned to Regular Billing Practices

We know that many in our community have lost their jobs, businesses, and healthcare coverage in this pandemic. To provide support, we decided in early March to stop disconnecting residential water cust...

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Water Management
Posted on: March 12, 2020

COVID-19 and Drinking Water

In a statement released by EPA yesterday, the agency said:

“There is no higher priority for EPA than protecting the health and safety of Americans. EPA is providing this important information about COVID-19 as it relates to drinking water and was...

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