Police Department

Police Department exterior with EPD named on building

The Edenton Police Department is committed to serving its citizens on a 24/7 basis with 18 full-time officers working both uniform patrol and investigative functions. The department philosophy and vision is to bridge the gap between the community and the police department by adhering to our department's core values, which are Respect, Fairness, Honesty, Loyalty, and Integrity. We seek to create an atmosphere of transparency between officers and the public by providing opportunities for citizen involvement that include:

  • Ride Along Program 
  • Neighborhood Watch 
  • Personnel Police Zones 

Call the Police Department at (252) 482-5144 to learn more about these opportunities and initiatives.  

The Department also delivers services to citizens that encourage crime prevention with:

  • Anonymous Crime Tips - Call (252) 632-0303.
  • Residential and Business Security Checks 
  • Vacation House Watch 
  • Crime Prevention Tips on: 
    • Auto Protection  
    • Commercial Property Safety 
    • Individual and Community Awareness    
    • Internet Safety 
    • Robbery and Burglary Prevention 
    • Senior Safety and Scams        

Mission Statement

“The mission of the Edenton Police Department is to improve quality of life by protecting and serving our community through partnerships with our citizens and businesses to generate a safer town to work, stay in and relax." 

Request an Officer

Need to hire an officer for an event? (the rate is $35.00 an hour) Feel free to give Captain Daroyll Brown a call at (252) 482-5144 extension 105. 


Interested in employment with the Edenton Police Department? Visit the Jobs page to view open listings.  


Need a copy of your police report or accident? Feel free to call Ms. Cade at (252) 482-5144 extension 102. She can email you your report. 

Police Chief
(252) 482-5144 ext. 103
Administrative Assistant - Police
(252) 482-5144 ext. 104
Administrative Assistant - Police
(252) 482-5144 ext. 102
Detective Sergeant
(252) 482-5144 ext. 106