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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The Chapel Hill Police Department released its first quarterly report of the year recently and should be commended for its attempts to improve transparency.
A UNC student was hit by a car Tuesday night while crossing the street at the intersection of Weaver Dairy Road and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, fueling concerns about the safety of pedestrians on one of Chapel Hill’s most heavily trafficked roads.
Furry members of Chapel Hill’s K-9 Unit will soon be suiting up with donated bulletproof, stab-proof vests.
The Chapel Hill Police Department should be applauded for its new email tip line. The email tip line was recently introduced in order to help the department gather more information on their ongoing investigation into the murder of UNC student Faith Hedgepeth in September.
While walking down Franklin Street at about 10:30 a.m. Monday, UNC junior Anisah Jabar suddenly found herself chasing down a robber.
As the nation reflects on the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn., administrators in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools are discussing the district’s security policies.
The Chapel Hill Police Department met with UNC students Thursday night to get feedback on its performance.
Chapel Hill police are still looking for the man who fired a gun on Franklin Street early Wednesday morning. Two women — one a UNC student — were assaulted during the incident, which occurred at about 2:10 a.m. at 108 E. Franklin St., outside of Walgreens.
While most chronic crime offenders are not homeless, the homeless are considered a high-risk group for arrest and recidivism, or being re-arrested.
The Chapel Hill Police Department was given the “North Carolina Traffic Safe Community of the Year” award for the third time in the last five years.
Complaints of police misconduct are on the rise, according to a quarterly report released Tuesday by the Chapel Hill Police Department.
A Chapel Hill man was arrested Oct. 3 and charged with second degree rape and failure to appear in court — 15 years overdue.
Students arrested by Chapel Hill police could soon see a new way in which their potential Honor Code violations are handled by the Honor Court.
Chapel Hill won’t be enforcing a towing ordinance anytime soon. The town is in the process of appealing an August court decision that ruled the town’s towing ordinance invalid — a process that could take until early 2013.
For the past 19 years, Roland Hedgepeth has spent this day with his beloved daughter, Faith Danielle Hedgepeth. Today — on what would have been her 20th birthday — he will spend it without her for the first time.
A Chapel Hill police investigation launched this spring about a string of stolen Toyota vehicles has stalled, police officials said Tuesday.