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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Public Safety Drive-Thru Fall Festival

2021 Drive Thru Festival

The Winston-Salem Police Department will have the 4th annual Public Safety Drive-Thru Festival event. This is a free event for all children and their families. Our hope is to promote a safe and fun way for families to trick or treat, from the trunks of de...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. What is Domestic Violence? Domestic Violence is the willful intimidation that refers to physical, verbal, psychological, sexual, including emotional and financial abuse by one person against another. These for...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Winston-Salem Police Department has joined Neighbors

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We are excited to announce that the Winston-Salem Police Department has joined Neighbors!  While this app will not be monitored by law enforcement 24/7, WSPD can see crime and safety related information posted on the Neighbors app.  So t...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Police Awarded Strategies in Policing Innovation Grant and Implement Real Time Crime Center

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The Winston-Salem Police Department was recently awarded $700,000 through a U.S. Department of Justice / Bureau of Justice Assistance grant opportunity.  Eligibility for this competitive, open-bid solicitation included local, state, and federal&a...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Fall Festivals Coming Up

Fall Festivals

Recreation & Parks and the Winston-Salem Police Department are holding fall festivals this week and next.

A fall festival for adults age 50 and up is being held 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, at the Brown and Douglas Recreation Center, 4725 Indiana...

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Posted on: October 25, 2021

Police Promotions Announced

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Police Chief Catrina Thompson announced today the promotion of 14 police officers and three non-sworn employees. A promotion ceremony will be held 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, and will be livestreamed over the city’s YouTube channel to allow famil...

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