Police Department

Mission Statement
The Wrightsville Beach Police Department, as part of, and empowered by, the community, is committed to protecting the lives, property and rights of all people. To reduce the incidence of crime, maintain order, and to enforce the law impartially, while working with the community to improve their quality of life.

Our mandate is to do so with honor and integrity, while at all times conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards to maintain public confidence.

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Vision Statement
We, the Wrightsville Beach Police Department, are committed to providing the highest quality of police services to the people who live, work and visit our town. We will constantly evaluate and improve our efforts to enhance public safety with the goal of improving the quality of life within Wrightsville Beach, while at the same time maintaining respect for individual rights and human dignity.


Pride- We are Committed to conducting ourselves in a manner that brings honor to ourselves, the department, and the Town.

Respect- We are committed to respecting the individual rights, human dignity and the value of all members of the community and the department.

Integrity- We are committed to nurturing the public trust by holding ourselves accountable to the highest standards of professional conduct and ethics.

Dedication- We are committed to providing the highest quality of law enforcement service to the community with the goal of enhancing the quality of life within Wrightsville Beach.

Excellence- We are committed to achieving a level of performance that exceeds all expectations.

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It takes community assistance and interaction. Please call or e-mail us with your questions and comments regarding Wrightsville Beach law enforcement. And, by all means, call us if we can assist you. We really do want to make everyone's experience in Wrightsville Beach a more pleasant one. Thanks for your assistance in that effort.

Email the Crime Tip Line or  leave a message by phone by calling 910-256-7945 ext. 1727. You can remain anonymous. This tip line is not live monitored, please call 911 if you need immediate response.