Welcome to the Goldsboro Police Department

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The Goldsboro Police Department offers a wide variety of services and protection to the more than 39,000 citizens who live and work in Goldsboro. The Department is located at 204 South Center Street in Goldsboro. The front desk is staffed by records personnel Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. There is a Desk Officer at the front desk from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on weekdays and from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. on weekends and Holidays.

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For NON-emergency help, please call dispatch at 919-705-6572. For general information call 919-580-4200. The members of Goldsboro Police Department are proud to protect and serve 24/7, 365 days a year.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Goldsboro Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in the City of Goldsboro by working cooperatively with the public and within the framework of the United States Constitution to enforce the laws, preserve the peace, reduce fear and provide for a safe environment.

Citizen Police Academy

The Goldsboro Police Department is proud to announce the establishment of its own Citizen Police Academy. The academy, which is open to those 18 years old and older who live, work and play in and around the Goldsboro community, will provide an informative and eye-opening experience to its participants. The Academy’s classes include topics like: Community-Police Relations, Legal Review, Building Searches, Use of Force, and Criminal Investigations. These topics, along with others, will give participants a greater understanding of the Goldsboro Police Department and an appreciation for the problems and challenges facing law enforcement. If you are interested in participating in the Citizen Police Academy, applications are being taken now through August 25, 2017!

Sept. 12, 2017 – Nov. 7, 2017
@ Goldsboro Police Department.


Have a complaint against a Police Officer or employee of the Police Department?

A citizen who has a complaint against an officer or employee will be given the opportunity to discuss the complaint with a Captain or higher ranking officer. If no Captain or higher ranking officer is available, the citizen may discuss the complaint with the Shift Commander or Acting Shift Commander. The complaint will be discussed at that time and an attempt will be made to resolve the matter. If the complaint is not resolved, the citizen may complete and sign a written Citizen Complaint Form.