The Hillsborough Police Department is responsible for general public safety, crime prevention, responding to and investigating crime, apprehension of those who commit crimes, public order, traffic safety, criminal justice records and safety education. The department exists to serve all people within its jurisdiction with respect, fairness and dignity through community-based policing and building partnerships.

StaffThe department will achieve its mission by committing to excellence through:

  • Integrity: Honesty, compassion, trust, and accountability. Police officers have the courage to do what is morally, ethically and legally right, regardless of risk. 
  • Fairness: The Police Department will treat everyone impartially without favoritism or bias. 
  • Respect: The Police Department will treat everyone with dignity and courtesy without prejudice. 
  • Professionalism: The Police Department will deliver quality services through cooperation, open communication and a commitment to continuous improvement. 

Divisions and Units


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Contact Information

Emergencies: Call 911

Main Station
127 N. Churton St., Hillsborough, NC 27278
919-732-9381 (voice)
919-732-2187 (fax)

501 Rainey Ave., Hillsborough, NC 27278
919-732-2441 (voice)
919-732-7865 (fax)