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Posted on: October 8, 2021

Public Safety Drive-Thru Fall Festival

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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

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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: August 2, 2019

Citizen Fingerprinting Location Moving September 1

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The services for Citizen Fingerprinting will be moved from the Public Safety Center on 725 N. Cherry St. to the Alexander R. Beaty Public Safety Training and Support Center located at 1200 N. Patterson Ave. effective September 1, 2019.

Hours will remain th...

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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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