Hopkins, Thomas

Message from Chief Hopkins

Welcome and thank you for visiting the Wilson Police Department website.  The members of the Wilson Police Department are extremely proud and honored to serve the citizens and visitors of Wilson, North Carolina.  We are proud of our dedicated employees and volunteers who strive to provide the highest quality of police services to the citizens and visitors of our great city.  We work closely with our schools, businesses, and residents to reduce crime and improve the quality of life.  We are dedicated to community-oriented policing and problem solving.   We operate on a foundation of service, honesty, accountability, responsibility, professionalism, and education.

At the Wilson Police Department, we place tremendous emphasis on securing our future by working with our youth.  The importance of having positive influences on our youth cannot be overstated.  We average over 700 hours per month working with the youth in our community through police sponsored programs.  From our Police Athletic/Activities League, Explorer Program, coaching, tutoring, and numerous mentoring programs, we strive to encourage positive interactions between youth and police officers.

Once again, thank you for your interest in our website.  We encourage all of our residents, business owners, and visitors to communicate with us about any issue or concerns you may have.  If you should have any questions, please do not hesitate to call on any one of us, we welcome and encourage your thoughts and comments.



Thomas P. Hopkins,

Chief of Police



Main contact number: 252-399-2323

Closed 8-6 8-6 8-6 8-6 8-6 Closed
Police South
700 US Hwy 301 N
Wilson, NC 27893

Closed 8-5 8-5 8-5 8-5 8-5 Closed


Through partnerships with our community, we strive to reduce crime and improve the quality of life for the citizens of Wilson.


Achieving Excellence

Partnering with the Community

Developing Our Future

Core Values

S – Service

H – Honesty

A – Accountability

R – Responsibility

P – Professionalism

E – Education


Wilson PD Facebook Feed

Officers are off with a number of accidents due to the mix of ice and water on the roadways. If you must drive, please leave early, reduce your speed, and watch for icy spots on bridges and elevated roadways.

Hopefully there will be enough warming to clear this up soon! See MoreSee Less

Boy Scout Troop 89 would like to thank Officer Mooring and Officer Wood for assisting with their emergency preparedness scenario. The scenario was a two vehicle accident with multiple personal injuries. Officer Mooring and Officer Wood helped teach providing first aid to the injured. The scouts seemed to enjoy their interaction with the officers during and after the scenario.

Again thank you Officer Mooring and Officer Wood. See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Jack Neal Jr., Miranda Wiggins and 23 others like this

Donna GreeneAwesome!

16 hours ago


Jim AndersonTwo Supercops teaching some super Scouts.

14 hours ago


Comment on Facebook

Wilson Police Department added 13 new photos.

What a successful fundraiser for the Special Olympics!!! We were able to far exceed our goal. We would like to thank Vera Beamon and the entire staff at the Wilson Doughnut Shop. The fundraiser was a collaborative effort by Wilson Doughnut Shop, City of Wilson Parks and Rec, and the Wilson Police Department. See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook