Wilmington Police Department
New Hanover County attempts to save lives faster
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 5:22pm.

video The New Hanover County Sheriff's Office wants citizens to take part in its new Yellow Dot Program. The program alerts emergency responders to an individual's vital medical information to speed up help during emergencies.

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WPD investigates afternoon shooting
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 3:58pm.

videoWilmington Police say a man was shot in the foot in the 900 block of Emory Street. The shooting happened just after 3 p.m.

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Law enforcement looks for seat belt violations as 'Click it or Ticket' kicks off
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 05/22/2013 - 3:09pm.

videoIt's the 20th year for the "Click it or Ticket" campaign in North Carolina, and officers are still pulling over many of you for not wearing your seat belts. Just in time for Memorial Day, law enforcement is again out to remind you to buckle up.

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Officer involved in two crashes releases medical info
Submitted by Brandon Taylor on Tue, 05/21/2013 - 7:56pm.

video A Wilmington Police officer is still on administrative leave after not one but two car accidents last week, including one while she was on duty. Investigators think they have an idea what led to the single-car crashes involving Ofc. Adrienne Dillon.

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WPD suspends officer after on-duty crash
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/20/2013 - 3:49pm.

A Wilmington Police officer is on administrative leave after investigators say she was involved in a traffic crash on duty. The same officer was involved in a second crash over the weekend.

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Local Law Enforcement Officers Run for Special Olympics
Submitted by Makenzi Henderson on Wed, 05/15/2013 - 1:30pm.

Law enforcement officers from the Wilmington Police Department and the New Hanover County Sheriff's Office ran from Wilmington to Hampstead Wednesday to raise awareness and money for the Special Olympics.video

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Police: Good neighbors led to purse snatcher's arrest
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/14/2013 - 11:04am.

Wilmington Police say a couple of good neighbors helped them to arrest a man for stealing a woman's purse last night.

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Police believe heroin caused two weekend deaths
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Mon, 05/13/2013 - 3:43pm.

video It's a small powdery drug that law enforcement officials say packs a powerful punch, and now the death toll from heroin is shooting up across the area.

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Shooting lands man in hospital with three gunshot wounds
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 6:16am.

An overnight shooting in Wilmington sent a man to the hospital with three gunshot wounds. It happened just after 1 a.m. in the 1000 block of S. 8th Street.

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Officer killed in 1865 added to local Law Enforcement Memorial
Submitted by IE on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 1:20pm.

video Wilmington Police today honored a fallen officer more than 147 years after his death. The department hosted the annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony this morning.

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