Crime summary for this week.
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 proposed Chapel Hill Town Council budget aimed to focus on people first. “We understand that none of us are successful without the other 700 employees that work hard every day – seamlessly, in many ways,” Town Manager Roger Stancil said.
A female University student was hit by a car while riding her moped outside Top of the Hill Restaurant & Brewery's Back Bar on S. Columbia Street Monday afternoon around 1:45 p.m.
4/20 may be coming, but the Chapel Hill and Carrboro police departments will be operating under business as usual.
A portion of the side and railing of the pedestrian bridge between the Bank of America parking deck and the CVS building broke off Sunday afternoon.
ICE officials have recently made at least 10 detainments in Orange and Chatham Counties. Carrboro and Chapel Hill officials want citizens to know their rights: Everyone has the right to remain silent, the right to an attorney, the right to not open the door and the right to not show identification.
A car on Raleigh Road caught fire Thursday around 6:10 p.m. A lane of Raleigh Road is now blocked off by the Chapel Hill Police Department and the Fire Department.
A pedestrian was pronounced dead Sunday night after an accidental collision with a vehicle off of Martin Luther King Dr., across the BP gas station.
I lived your nightmare, and it ended up in a car chase.
Sabrina Garcia retired from the Chapel Hill Police Department after 28 years as a Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Specialist. Staff writer Claire Willmschen spoke with Garcia about her career, her work and what's next.
A pedestrian was pronounced dead on the scene Tuesday night after a collision with a vehicle off of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
In my 20 years as a law abiding citizen, I’ve only had two experiences with the police. When I was seven, I misdialed 911 and almost gave myself a heart attack waiting for the police to track me down and show up at my door. The other was during my freshman year when my bike was stolen from the bike rack near my dorm.
UNC and the Town of Chapel Hill announced a new program Wednesday allowing students to register off-campus parties in hopes of reducing noise complaint citations.
The Mecklenburg County Alcogol Beverage Control Board has a program called Operation Safe Streets, which aims to stop drunk driving by finding people a safe way home instead of arresting them.
When Jessica Toney texts her boyfriend during her "lunch break," he's often going to sleep. Toney, a UNC senior who works midnight shifts in a lab at the UNC Medical Center every other weekend, has her routine down to a science. After a full day of classes, she eats a large bowl of pasta and takes a nap for five hours before heading into work. “I'm suddenly left alone in the world,” she said. “Everyone's asleep or getting back from their parties and I'm still going strong at work — sometimes I just post to my Snapchat story just to feel like I'm not alone, even though I know none of them will see it until the morning.”
Randy Young, media relations manager for UNC Public Safety, said in a statement that the purpose of assigning officers, rather in uniform or not, to the area is to ensure safety.
They might look cute, but they can bite. Police dogs are used throughout Orange County, training for months and learning to track, smell narcotics and find bombs.