Operations

Patrol Operations
The Clinton Police Uniform Division is commanded by a Lieutenant and four Sergeants and staffed with twelve officers.  Patrol shifts cover the city twenty-four hours a day and are responsible for general law enforcement duties and preventative patrol.  They are the primary response to call for service, traffic enforcement, preliminary criminal investigations, and directed patrol.

Contact Information
911 - Emergency
(910) 592-3105 - General Inquiry (Monday thru Friday - 8 AM to 5 PM)
(910) 592-1151 - Non-Emergency


Traffic Safety
The Clinton Police Uniform Patrol Division is responsible for collision investigations and traffic enforcement.  The department's primary goal is to protect life and property through the reduction of traffic collisions by public information campaigns, educational programs, and selective enforcement in identified target areas.

The Clinton Police Department sponsors traffic safety talks and demonstrations to citizen groups and schools.  Contact the Clinton Police Department Operators Commander to schedule one at (910) 592-3105.

Clinton Police Department vehicle collision reports are submitted to the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) electronically usually the same day the collision is reported to the Clinton Police Department.  DMV may take up to ten days before approving the report.  The Clinton Police Department will only release approved reports for citizens requesting a copy.

Questions about reports may be directed to the Clinton Police Records Station at (910) 592-3105.

Traffic Statistics

 Type  2010  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015 Average 
 Accidents Per Year  494  566  536  644  656  671 614.6
 Injuries Per Year  208  150  143  187  171  146  167.5
 Fatalities  1  6  1  0  0  2  1.7
 Pedestrians Struck  4  7  4  11  3  1  5.2
 Impaired Collisions  11  11  9  13  8  7  9.6
 Speed Collisions  123  113  106  95  123  108  109
 Damage (Dollar Amount)  $1,579,943  $1,688,086  $1,529,383  $1,622,410  $2,092,846  $1,897,940  $1,766,133


Traffic Safety Education Links
Bicycle Safety Guide
Bike Safe NC
North Carolina Department of Transportation Programs
NCDOT Bicyclist/Pedestrian Safety
NCDOT Click It or Ticket
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Watch for Me NC

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