The city is under a State of Emergency. City of Wilmington and New Hanover County leaders have also announced a curfew for Wilmington and unincorporated areas of the county, which shall apply to the hours of 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. from 6/2 until further notice. View the city's proclamation here. View the county's proclamation here.

View Frequently-Asked Questions (FAQs) Regarding Coronavirus and Recent Protests/Curfew

View the New Hanover County Health Department Coronavirus (COVID-19) Website

View City-Related Information and Closures Regarding COVID-19

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Wilmington Police Department
Main Phone: 910.343.3600

615 Bess Street
Wilmington, NC 28402
Map to Wilmington Police Department

Emergency 911
Non-Emergency Dispatch: 910.452.6120

Office Of the Chief

  • Executive Administrative Assistant to the Chief: 910.343.3610
  • Assistant City Attorney: 910.343.3629
  • Public Affairs Officer: 910.341-4608
  • Professional Standards: 910.343.3637
  • Contractual Services Coordinator: 910.343.4761
  • Email:

Administrative Services Bureau

  • Support Services Division Commander: 910.341.0147
  • WPD Front Desk & Information: 910.343.3600
  • Front Desk Fax: 910.343.3671
  • Front Desk Officer: 910.341.0135
  • Police Records Section: 910.343.3640
  • Taxi Permits and Fingerprinting: 910.343.3628
  • Property and Evidence: 910.343.3642
  • Crime Scene Investigations: 910.341.1606

Crime Prevention/ Community Relations

  • Crime Prevention: 910.343.3945
  • Crimestoppers: 800.531.9845
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Patrol Divisions

  • Northwest Patrol Division Commander: 910.343.3630
  • Southeast Patrol Division Commander: 910.341.0111

Planning & Research

  • Planning & Research Division Commander: 910.341.1603

Criminal Investigations Division

  • Criminal Investigations Division Commander
  • Phone: 910.343.3620 / 910.343.3606
  • Fax: 910.343.3625
  • Social Worker: 910.343.3699

Special Investigations Division

  • Special Investigations Main Line: 910.342.2716


  • Recruiting Officer: 910.343.3651

WPD Southeast Command Station

2451 S College Rd
Wilmington, NC 28412
Phone: 910.341.0111

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