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

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Police South
700 US Hwy 301 N
Wilson, NC 27893

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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


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WPD Alumni Academy will meet tomorrow night at the City of Wilson Operations center for their monthly training session. We look forward to seeing you there. See MoreSee Less

"Bark for Life"….Canines come out and show their support of the fight against cancer along with the American Cancer Society! McGruff and his fellow canines came out early this morning and walked laps at Wilson Medical Center walking track and participated in numerous competitions. Also present and honored were K-9 survivors of cancer! It was a great time! See MoreSee Less

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Donna GreeneWilson Police Department sure is proactive and involved with the community. I admire these officers.

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Great turnout for the community meeting this morning at Chase and Dianne Drive. See MoreSee Less

Great turnout for the community meeting this morning at Chase and Dianne Drive.