Siler City Police Department to Begin Operational Changes on July 1

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SILER CITY, NC — The Siler City Police Department will begin some operational changes effective July 1, 2022.  The department will continue to provide police services to the community 24 hours a day, seven days a week. However, the lobby will be open to the public for administrative services 7 a.m. until 11 p.m, Monday through Friday and will be closed weekends and town holidays. 

Additionally, the police department will discontinue being the agency dispatching officers to calls for service. All emergency calls and non-emergency calls will be dispatched from the Chatham County 911 center on July 1. Residents should report emergencies by calling 9-1-1 and can place non-emergency calls and request informational services by calling 919-542-2911.

“This operational change will streamline methods of reporting, dispatching police services, improving response times while continuing to enhance communications and safety issues,” said Siler City Police Chief Mike Wagner.

In 2021, Chatham County Emergency Communications was awarded Communications Center of the Year by the North Carolina Chapter of the National Emergency Number Association (NENA).

More information about the Siler City Police Department can be found at www.silercity.org  and more information about Chatham County Emergency Communications can be found at www.chathamcountync.gov/911.

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