Sanford North Carolina Police Station Information
As of August 2022, there are 148 registered sex offenders living in Sanford. The ratio of sex offenders to residents is 200 to 1.
Sanford 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 45%. In fact, 85% of the cities in the US are considered safer than Sanford. The chances of becoming a victim of a crime is 1 in 30. However, the city’s total year over year crimes has decreased by 3%.
The Sanford Police Department is responsible for ensuring a safe and secure community where people can live and work. This nationally accredited police department consists of several units which are Administration, Communications, Detective Division, Tactical Narcotics, and Uniform Patrol & Community Policing. The Administration Unit oversees the daily operations of the entire department. The Communications Division is in charge of the Enhanced 911 service for Sanford and Lee County. The Detective Division is responsible for criminal investigations while the Tactical Narcotics Team (TNT) is responsible for preventing illegal alcohol and narcotics activity in the city. The Uniform Patrol & Community Policing Division are considered the first responders of the department; they are responsible for answering all calls for service. The head of the Sanford Police Department is Chief of Police R.V. Yarborough. You can get in touch with the Chief by calling 919-775-8268.
Sanford Police Department Address:
225 E Weatherspoon Street
Sanford, NC 27330
Sanford Police Department Phone Number:
Sanford Police Department Additional Information:
Address 1: 225 E Weatherspoon St
State: North Carolina
Zip Code: 27330-3643
County: Lee County
Phone #: 919-775-8346
Fax #: 919-774-4036
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 20000
Number of Officers: 53