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  1. Neighbors by Ring

    Winston-Salem Police Department has joined Neighbors

    Your neighborhood just got safer now that the WSPD can work with Neighbors app users. Learn more...
  2. Exterior of Vivian H. Burke Public Safety Center

    Construction At Vivian H. Burke Public Safety Center

    Beginning on Monday, September 9, 2019, the main front (public) entrance to the Vivian H. Burke Public Safety Center located at 725 N. Cherry Street will be closed due to renovations. Read more...
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    WSPD Temporarily Suspends Fallen Officer Ceremonies

    Due to ongoing construction and renovation at the Vivian H. Burke Public Safety Center (Winston-Salem Police headquarters), the Winston-Salem Police Department is temporarily suspending its fallen officer ceremonies. Read more...
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    Citizen Fingerprinting Location Moving September 1

    The services for Citizen Fingerprinting will be moved from the Public Safety Center on 725 N. Cherry St. to the Alexander R. Beaty Public Safety Training and Support Center located at 1200 N. Patterson Ave. effective September 1, 2019. Read more...
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    Police Promotions Announced

    Police Chief Catrina Thompson announced today the promotion of eight police officers and one non-sworn employee, including the promotion of Captain William H. Penn to assistant chief. Read more...
  6. Police Promotions Announced

    Police Chief Catrina Thompson announced today the promotions of 10 police officers and four non-sworn personnel. Read more...
  7. Body Cam Video of Baldwin Arrest Posted On WSPD Website

    The body-camera video that shows the arrest of Rockael Baldwin on Oct. 5 at Hanes Magnet Middle School has been posted on the Police Department’s website. Read more...