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ONLY ON WWAY: A look inside WPD’s use of force training and de-escalation techniques

Many people have expressed interest in knowing more about police training, particularly de-escalation techniques and use of force training.

WPD offering $6,000 reward for information leading to arrest in S. 13th St shooting

The Wilmington Police Department is offering a $6,000 reward leading to an arrest in a shooting that happened nearly two weeks ago on S. 13th Street in downtown Wilmington, resulting in the death of one woman.

One person injured in early morning shooting

The Wilmington police department is investigating an early morning shooting that left one man injured.

Blue police cruise lights back by popular demand

Due to the overwhelming response to a survey about the  Wilmington Police Department's pilot “cruise light” program WPD will resume using blue cruise lights while patrolling. 

Wilmington sees uptick in porch pirate cases

Wilmington Police say there have been 130 cases of porch pirates so far this year, up from 80 cases in 2019.

Man dead from moped wreck on S. College Rd

A man is dead after a moped accident took place on South College Road early Saturday morning in Wilmington.

Moped wreck on S. College Road

A man is in critical condition after a moped accident

Two injured in drive-by shooting on North 6 Street

Wilmington police responded to the 400 block of S. 6th St. in reference to a drive-by shooting on Saturday. 

‘A phantom car crash’: WPD releases body cam footage from River Rd. car crash

Newly released video from April shows what happened from Wilmington Police's perspective the night a car crashed off River Road that belonged to a missing Wilmington couple.

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Former North Topsail Beach police officer accused of stealing guns from department

A former North Carolina police officer has been accused of stealing guns from the police department where he worked.

New hurricane sensor technology could come to the Cape Fear ahead of the next storm

There are just 9 weeks remaining in official hurricane season, but new sensor technology is ready if we get a late-season storm in the Cape Fear. 

At ease: Hundreds remember beloved deputy who died after COVID-19 complications

Tuesday, hundreds of law enforcement officers and residents celebrated the life of David MacAlpine, a New Hanover County Sheriff's Captain who died of COVID-19.

FEMA sends 4 paramedics to Brunswick Co. to alleviate influx of emergency calls

There's a need for first responders across the country, including in the Cape Fear region, and FEMA is sending help.