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Mission Statement
Partnering with the community, the Town of Cary Police Department will provide exemplary policing to ensure that Cary, North Carolina remains one of the nation's safest cities. 

The Cary Police Department received its re-accreditation in November 2012, for the 20th consecutive year, through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). For the first time ever, the agency also received CALEA's new award, the Accreditation with Excellence award. Read the complete list of criteria for the Accreditation with Excellence Award. We exist to ensure the safety and well-being of the community. We accomplish this by delivering the highest level of professional police services possible.

*NEW* View the Cary Police Department's 2014 Annual Report (you can also view the 2013 Annual Report).

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Crime data is also available online using the Town of Cary's Maps Online tool.

Dial 9-1-1 for EMERGENCY assistance (Police / Fire / EMS)

For NON-Emergency Police response, please call (919) 469-4012 - 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

P2C:  Police and accident reports are now available online at the Town’s new Police 2 Citizen website. Records dated from 2014 to current are available. For information regarding alternative means for obtaining a copy of a report, please visit the Police Records page.

 Visit the FAQ page for a synopsis of the recent amendments to the Town noise ordinance related to golf course operations.

For all other Police Department administrative matters, please contact the specialized unit associated with the matter about which you are inquiring. Phone numbers for specialized units can be found by clicking on the corresponding tab found on the left side of this page.   

Police Department

Location – 120 Wilkinson Ave. on Town Hall Campus


Animal Control
Criminal Investigations
Communications Center
Community Services (Citizens Police Academy, Community Watch, Business Watch)
Crime Analysis
Cyber Security
Emergency Response Team
Firearms within the Town of Cary
Graffiti Removal
Homeland Security
K9 Program
Operations Bureau (Uniform Patrol)
Operation Medicine Drop (medication disposal)
Organizational Chart
Professional Standards (Recruitment/Training)
Project Phoenix
School Resource Team
Services Bureau (Records Unit, Traffic Safety, Criminal Intelligence Unit)
Solicitor's Permit
Victims' Rights & Domestic Violence Prevention