Carthage Police Department
Please call for non-emergency business: (910) 947-2231
The Carthage Police Department is located within the Carthage Municipal Building located at 4396 US Hwy 15-501, in Carthage. The department is staffed with 10 full time officers, an Administrative Assistant and 6 auxiliary officers.
The Carthage Police Department has been committed to community policing and has been presented with several awards:
N.C. Governor's Crime Prevention Award for Excellence in Community Oriented Policing 1996, 1997, 1999.
N.C. Governor's Highway Safety Program Excellence Award for participation in the Governor's Highway Safety Initiative.
County Coordinator for the N.C. Governor's Highway Safety Programs 'Click It or Ticket' and 'Booze It & Lose It' campaigns for years 2001 through 2007.
N.C. Governor's Highway Safety Region 7 Law Enforcement Liaison (2007-2008) covering the following 9 counties: Moore, Scotland, Anson, Hoke, Richmond, Union, Mecklenburg, Gaston and Cleveland.
In partnership with these awards the Carthage Police Department offers a wide variety of services to its citizens.
Carthage Elementary School
Fingerprinting for all Kindergarten students
Lunch with kids program for grades K-4
Halloween Safety for grades K-3
Eddie Eagle Gun Safety for grades K-5
Drug Awareness Program (Puppy Patrol) grades K-5
Retirement / Assisted Living Health Care Centers
Senior Safety Programs
Identity Fraud Prevention
National Night Out Campaign
Buggy Festival Security
Fourth of July Parade