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Message from Chief Hopkins

Police Chief - Thomas HopkinsWelcome 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


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

If you want to recognize a Wilson Police officer or Wilson Police employee message us at Wilson Police Department Facebook or contact Daniel Johnson and write us a comment.


Police Main
120 Goldsboro St. E
Wilson, NC 27893

Police South
700 US Hwy 301 N
Wilson, NC 27893


In case of an emergency please call 911. An emergency is considered a situation that poses immediate risk to health, life, property or environment.

If it is not an emergency, but you still need an officer to respond please call 252-237-8300.


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