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The goal of the Raleigh Police Department is to make Raleigh one of the safest cities in America. To do that, we continually advance strategies that prevent crime. We find ways to engage the community in taking steps that help minimize opportunities for victimization. We explore appropriate policy direction with the Mayor and City Council. We seek solutions to the complex community problems that contribute to crime and disorder.
In the spirit of service, the Raleigh Police Department exists to preserve and improve the quality of life, instill peace, and protect property through unwavering attention to our duties in partnership with the community.
The Raleigh Police Department promotes a positive level of real and perceived safety within the city of Raleigh that reflects a thriving atmosphere in which to live, work, and play.
View our annual report or browse our services and programs below.