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Wilmington Police

Traffic advisories for Officer's memorial service

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A memorial service for Officer Richard Matthews will take place Monday at 1:00 pm, at St. Mark's Catholic Church on Eastwood Road. If you are attending the service, or will be traveling through that part of town, be aware of possible delays. Full story...
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Deputies use pepper spray at Williston Middle School fight

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A fight broke out behind the school while a talent show was going on inside. The school resource officer and a faculty member attempted to break up the fight and were rushed by the crowd. Full story...
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Friends, colleagues remember police officer killed in crash

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videoA Wilmington Police officer died in a car crash early Wednesday morning after losing control of his patrol car around the 3900 block of Shipyard Blvd. Full story...
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Trial for Wilmington police officer delayed

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Wotzvely Albert Perez was supposed to be tried Monday, but the case was continued because neither side was prepared for trial. Full story...
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Man faces charges after targeting a helicopter with a laser

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A Wilmington man is facing a felony charge after shining a laser on the police helicopter. Full story...
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Wilmington Police involved in an accident Wednesday night

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There was a rather unusual accident that took place Wednesday night. It involved a Wilmington police car, responding to an accident. Full story...
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Wilmington Police using different technique to keep streets safe this holiday season

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videoWith the holidays quickly approaching and drivers taking to the roads, Wilmington Police are trying to keep the streets safe by stopping impaired drivers. But they are using techniques other than traditional check points. Full story...
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SABLE helicopter catches a group of robbery suspects

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Police say the SABLE helicopter's new infrared camera system was instrumental in catching a group of robbery suspects Saturday night. Full story...
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Two local female officers make history

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Lieutenant Kathleen Cochran of the Wilmington Police Department and Major Rhonda Smith of the New Hanover County Sheriff's Department just graduated from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Full story...
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Two Wilmington police officers resign

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Two Wilmington police officers resigned after their involvement in an off-duty incident early Saturday morning. Full story...
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Wilmington Police introduce "Text a Tip" program

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Wilmington Police have a new program they hope will encourage people to come forward with crime tips. Full story...
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Downtown Wilmington police authority

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On any given Friday or Saturday night you can see plenty of Wilmington police downtown. Now, one local organization is working to give those officers more authority. Full story...
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Woman killed in early-morning shooting

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videoA 45-year-old woman is dead after an early-morning shooting in Wilmington's Creekwood Community. Full story...
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Rewards offered in two Wilmington crimes

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The WPD and the North Carolina Governor's Crime Commission are teaming up for a $10,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of the person who sexually assaulted and stabbed a 24-year-old woman. Full story...
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Human bones found in Wilmington

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Wilmington Police are investigating human skeletal remains found behind a business in the 3500 block of Carolina Beach Road Saturday afternoon. Investigators say passersby found the scattered remains that appear to be from two people. Full story...
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