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Morganton North Carolina Police Station Information
As of August 2022, there are 114 registered sex offenders living in Morganton. The ratio of sex offenders to residents is 150 to 1.
Morganton is rated an F for crime and safety because of its higher than average crime rate. The overall crime rate of the city is higher than the national average by 79%. In fact, 87% of the cities in the US are considered safer than Morganton. The chances of becoming a victim of a crime is 1 in 24. The city’s total year over year crimes has not changed.
The Morganton Public Safety Department is a multi-purpose agency that provides law enforcement and fire services to the people who live and work in the city. It is organized into several divisions – Criminal Investigation, Field Operations, Support Services, and Fire Services. The Field Operations is responsible for police patrol operations. It also supervises several specialty units such as SWAT, Police and Fire Reserves, and the K-9 program. The Support Services Division manages training, recruitment, Animal Control, finances, Parking Enforcement, Communications, and Records. The Criminal Investigations Division is further divided into the Criminal Investigations General Assignment Unit and the Vice and Narcotics Unit. The Fire Services Division is responsible for providing fire suppression, technical rescue operations, and hazardous materials mitigation within the city. The head of the Morganton Public Safety Department is Chief Jason Whisnant. He can be reached directly at 828-432-2676 and [email protected].
Morganton Police Department Address:
304 S. College St.
Morganton, NC 28655
Morganton Police Department Phone Number:
Morganton Police Department Additional Information:
Address 1: 304 College St
State: North Carolina
Zip Code: 28655-3845
County: Burke County
Phone #: 828-438-5290
Fax #: 828-432-2514
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 17150
Number of Officers: 78