Chapel Hill Police

The Chapel Hill Police Department is committed to protecting, preserving and enhancing the quality of life in Chapel Hill through community-based policing. The police chief is Chris Blue. 

Divisions of the department include investigations, patrol, Traffic Unit, K-9 Unit, the Special Emergency Response Team, School Resource Officers and more. Find out more on the official website.

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Students jump over bonfires set on Franklin Street after North Carolina's 76-72 victory over Duke on Saturday.

Franklin Street shut down for 76-72 win over Duke

As the final buzzer rang at Cameron Indoor Stadium affirming UNC's 76-72 win over Duke, the Chapel Hill police decided it needed more enforcement on Franklin Street for the quickly growing crowd as UNC students and Chapel Hill residents fled to Franklin Street to participate in a rivalry tradition


Chapel Hill sees decrease in break-ins over winter break

Thinking of decking out your house or apartment with some high-price items, but worried about theft? Good news — the Chapel Hill Police Department noted a significant decrease in break-ins over winter break this year thanks to extra patrols and student responsiveness.