Emergencies should be reported by dialing 9-1-1
Please do not use the email link 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.
Report a Crime
Learn ways that you can report crimes, via phone, online and even anonymous tips through Crimestoppers.Learn More
The RPD is searching for qualified individuals who want to join our corps of law enforcement professionals.Learn More
The RPD and the GIS Division of the City of Raleigh's IT Department have partnered to provide online crime mapping to the public.
Become a RPD Volunteer
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.
The RPD's goal is to educate the community on crime prevention techniques and get citizens involved in crime prevention activities.
Request Crash Report
The RPD maintains a database to allow citizens to download a copy of their recent crash report.
Homicide Open Cases
RPD is dedicated to identify, apprehend and prosecute those who commit murder in our city.
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.
Learn all about the different divisions in the Police Department.
- 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