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Wilmington Police Department

Officers graduate from training for handling mental health issues

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videoSome area law enforcement officers celebrated today the completion of special training. Some say recent situations involving police force would have turned out differently if officers would have gone through this course. Full story...
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Police chief defends secrecy during standoff with suicidal officer

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videoIt took police negotiators more than 11 hours, but the standoff in Mayfaire ended peacefully Tuesday night. Now we are learning more about what happened inside the apartment where a police officer barricaded himself with a gun, and why the situation was handled with such secrecy. Full story...
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Hotel guests robbed by man with rifle

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videoWilmington Police are looking for a man who robbed three hotel guests with a rifle early this morning. Full story...
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Men in car rob man walking in Creekwood

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Wilmington Police are looking for two men who robbed another man in Creekwood early this morning. Full story...
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Wooster Street fire intentionally set

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videoThe Wilmington Fire Department says a housefire that shut down part of Wooster Street this morning was intentionally set. WDF says Wilmington Police and the Fire Marshal's office are now investigating the fire at 718 Wooster. Full story...
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Police investigating after hit and run crash near UNCW campus

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Police are investigating after dispatchers say officers responded to the scene of a hit and run crash at a Wilmington intersection early this morning. Full story...
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UPDATE: Mayfaire situation with off-duty cop ends peacefully

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A police stand-off that started at 11:30 Tuesday morning ended peacefully without incident around 11 p.m. The male subject, who is an off-duty police officer, was taken into custody and transported to New Hanover Regional Medical Center for evaluation. Full story...
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FIRST ON 3: Second suspect in custody for home invasion murder

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videoWilmington Police have a second suspect in custody in connection with a murder during a home invasion earlier this month. Officers are still processing Markee George, 26, for the death of Aaron McGhee. Full story...
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WPD releases first comments on use of surveillance equipment

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videoFive days after the public learned Wilmington Police use secret surveillance equipment in the fight against crime, the department is finally speaking out. Full story...
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Man robbed at gunpoint on Wilmington street

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Wilmington Police are investigating after a man said he was robbed at gunpoint while walking down the street. Police say just before midnight last night, the victim flagged down an officer on patrol in the area of Market Street and Darlington Ave. Full story...
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