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Emergencies should be reported by dialing 9-1-1

Last updated Nov. 14, 2017 - 3:52 pm

Please do not use the generic email below to report crimes. Call 911 for emergencies or ongoing incidents. For other crimes, please see the "Report a Crime" section below.

The goal of the Raleigh Police Department is to make Raleigh one of the safest cities in America. To do that, we continually advance strategies that prevent crime. We find ways to engage the community in taking steps that help minimize opportunities for victimization. We explore appropriate policy direction with the Mayor and City Council. We seek solutions to the complex community problems that contribute to crime and disorder. And we enforce the laws and arrest the people who break them.

Contact Information

Non-Emergency Police Response Needed: 919-831-6311

General Police Information and Questions: 919-996-3335 | email
Headquarters, 6716 Six Forks Road - View Police Districts

Face to Face Community Meetings and Report

Face to Face Report

It is my pleasure to submit this report on behalf of everyone from the Raleigh Police Department and the Raleigh Community who participated in the Face-to-Face process. I know that I join with you to ensure that we will continue to work in many ways to further enhance the community conversation exemplified by our four Face-to-Face meetings.

This report provides background about the Face-to-Face development process, summaries surrounding key topics that consistently arose for discussion during our meetings, and, perhaps of the greatest interest to many, a status report on the follow-up steps taken by the Police Department since January. In some respects, these steps involved matters that the Department could do on its own based upon what it heard from the community. In other instances, the follow-up measures involved the ongoing community collaboration to which the Department is committed.

- Cassandra Deck-Brown, RPD Police Chief

Face to Face Report

Recording Disclosure Form

The forms needed to request the disclosure of video according to NCGS §132-1.4A are available at the links below. Both pages of the completed form must be returned in person by the requestor to RPD Headquarters located at 6716 Six Forks Road, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Once the forms are received, they will be reviewed within three business days and the person that filled out the form will then be contacted.

Download: Recording Disclosure Request Form (English) | Recording Disclosure Request Form (Spanish)

Report a Crime

Online Reporting

Learn ways that you can report crimes, via phone, online and even anonymous tips through Crimestoppers.

Learn more about Report a Crime

Join RPD

Recruiting class

The RPD is searching for qualified individuals who want to join our corps of law enforcement professionals.

Learn more about Join RPD

RPD Body-worn Camera Implementation

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On May 23, 2017, Raleigh Police Department presented an update to the City Council on the progress of a phased implementation of body-worn cameras and recommended that staff be authorized to enter into negotiations with the selected vendor.

Presentation: Presentation to City Council
Draft Policy: Body Worn Cameras and Mobile Video Recording

Public comments may be submitted by email to: RaleighBWC@raleighnc.gov.

Crime Mapping

Crime map

The RPD and the GIS Division of the City of Raleigh's IT Department have partnered to provide online crime mapping to the public.

Learn more about Crime Mapping

Become a RPD Volunteer

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A RPD volunteer is someone who is interested in helping ensure the safety of the citizens of Raleigh. Volunteers are a vital part of our police department.

Learn more about Become a RPD Volunteer

Crime Prevention

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The RPD's goal is to educate the community on crime prevention techniques and get citizens involved in crime prevention activities.

Learn more about Crime Prevention

Request Crash Report

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The RPD maintains a database to allow citizens to download a copy of their recent crash report.

Learn more about Request Crash Report

Homicide Open Cases

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RPD is dedicated to identify, apprehend and prosecute those who commit murder in our city.

Learn more about Homicide Open Cases

Frequently Asked Questions

A list of questions which RPD officers and employees are often asked. We hope that these answers will address a few of your concerns.

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Police Divisions

Learn all about the different divisions in the Police Department.

Learn more about Police Divisions

Important Numbers

  • Animal Control - 919-831-6311
  • CrimeStoppers - 919-834-4357
  • Drug Activity Hotline - 919-996-3555
  • Evidence & Found Property - 919-996-3395
  • Family Violence Intervention Program - 919-996-3335
  • Gang Tip Line - 919-996-4264
  • Gang Prevention Information - 919-256-0919
  • Graffiti Removal Hotline - 919-996-6001
  • Permits - 919-996-3335
  • Personnel/Recruiting - 919-996-1343
  • Records - 919-996-3325

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