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Carthage Police Department
Please call for non-emergency business: (910)
The Carthage Police Department is located within the Carthage Municipal Building located at 4396 US Hwy 15-501, in Carthage. The department is staffed with 11 full-time officers, 8 auxiliary officers, and an Administrative Assistant. 
The Carthage Police Department has been committed to community policing and has been presented with several awards:
  • N.C. Governor's Crime Prevention Award for Excellence in Community Oriented Policing 1996, 1997, 1999.
  • N.C. Governor's Highway Safety Program Excellence Award for participation in the Governor's Highway Safety Initiative.
  •   County Coordinator for the N.C. Governor's Highway Safety Programs 'Click It or Ticket' and 'Booze It & Lose It' campaigns for years 2001 through 2007.
  • N.C. Governor's Highway Safety Region 7 Law Enforcement Liaison (2007-2008) covering the following 9 counties: Moore, Scotland, Anson, Hoke, Richmond, Union, Mecklenburg, Gaston and Cleveland.
In partnership with these awards the Carthage Police Department offers a wide variety of services to its citizens.
Carthage Elementary School
  • Fingerprinting for all Kindergarten students
  • Lunch with kids program for grades K-4
  • Halloween Safety for grades K-3
  • Eddie Eagle Gun Safety for grades K-5
  • Drug Awareness Program (Puppy Patrol) grades K-5
Retirement / Assisted Living Health Care Centers
  • Senior Safety Programs
  • Identity Fraud Prevention
  • National Night Out Campaign
  • Buggy Festival Security  
  • Fourth of July Parade
  • Christmas Parade