Special Events & Permits

Street Parade EventThe Special Events Coordinator acts as the department liaison to citizens and businesses requesting extra-duty police officers for private security purposes and issues permits for parades, pickets, block parties and open air events. In addition to these duties, the office prepares and coordinates all special event plans for both on and extra-duty employment, manages overtime signups for patrol augmentation, creates event plans and organizes post assignments for such events as the Dixie Classic Fair, The National Black Theatre Festival, dignitary visits, as well as numerous special events occurring in the city such as runs, walks, parades, cycling events and others.

If you need any of these requests, our Special Events Coordinator can be contacted at 336-306-9362.