Police Department

Welcome to the Pittsboro Police Department website. The men and women of the Pittsboro Police Department are committed to protecting, preserving, and enhancing the quality of life of the citizens of the Town of Pittsboro through fair and effective delivery of services.

The Town of Pittsboro is a community with a proud historic past and a promising future. Our population is 3,000 residents and growing. Pittsboro residents enjoy the friendly small-town atmosphere. Pittsboro is within minutes to Jordan Lake, Chapel Hill, Durham, and Raleigh.

Mission Statement

To provide the highest level of around-the-clock protection and service for the citizens of Pittsboro. This will be accomplished through active patrolling, community-based policing, and professional investigating while interacting with respect and courtesy.


To create a partnership with our community ensuring a safe and healthy town to live, work and raise our families. This will be achieved through community-oriented policing. As a team, we identify, address, and resolve the root causes of our community problems.

To earn the respect of all members of our community, we will strive to ensure our officers are well trained and held accountable for their actions. We will respond to all concerns with fairness, tolerance, compassion, and equality.

Our Pledge

Our pledge to the community is to provide the highest quality law enforcement and commitment to service, ensuring our community is policed by well-trained, ethically responsible police officers who will live up to the highest standards of professional policing.