Chapel Hill Police vehicles standby at the Chapel Hill Police Department on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. The Chapel Hill Police Department has increased their patrols in and around UNC's campus in response to the sexual assault in the Shortbread Lofts parking deck on Sept. 13, 2019. 

Chapel Hill Police bans chokeholds after council request and public support

The Chapel Hill Police Department's announced Wednesday a new policy that specifically bans chokeholds. This policy change comes after the police department failed to update the policy after a June town council meeting. 


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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