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Wilmington Police Department

Black drivers searched more than white drivers according to WPD Internal Affairs Report

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videoIf you're a black male in Wilmington, you're more likely to get pulled over and searched at traffic stops. That's according to a 2013 Wilmington police Internal Affairs Report. Full story...
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UPDATE: Victim identified in fatal shooting

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videoPolice have identified the victim in a shooting on 9th and Orange Streets in Wilmington. Police say 26 year old Martineze Vaughn died as a result of multiple gunshot wounds. Full story...
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WPD explains use of force tactics

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videoIt seems encounters with law enforcement are becoming more violent across the country. Even here, we've been following a story about a Wilmington police officer accused of choking and threatening a handcuffed teen in his patrol car. So, what are the approved use of force tactics? Full story...
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2 charged after running gunbattle between vehicles Friday night

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Two people were jailed Saturday morning in connection with a running gunbattle Friday night on Dawson Street that spanned 11 blocks, according to police. Full story...
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Evangelous interviews for Savannah chief

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videoWilmington Police Chief Ralph Evangelous was in Savannah, Ga., Wednesday interviewing for the job of top cop there. Evangelous is one of three contenders for the position. He told reporters in Savannah being an outsider was beneficial. Full story...
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Documents shed new light on allegations against Wilmington cop

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videoA Wilmington police officer has already been indicted on charges related to a use of force investigation involving a 16-year-old. Now drafts of a motion and an affidavit from the DA's office show the officer choked that teen while the boy was handcuffed in the back of his patrol car. Full story...
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Police: Woman finds unknown naked man in her home

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Wilmington Police say a breaking and entering call led them to a naked man. WPD spokeswoman Cathryn Lindsay said it happened around 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at 321 Mercer Ave. Full story...
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Resident finds man eating beans in basement

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A Wilmington resident got quite a surprise early this morning, when they found a man eating beans in their home. Full story...
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Wilmington Police respond to ShotSpotter alert

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Wilmington Police responded to a shotspotter alert early Tuesday morning. Full story...
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Police investigating after shots fired outside of food mart

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Wilmington Police responded to a shots fired call around 9:00 p.m. Monday. Full story...
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