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Our Mission

The mission of the Kernersville Police Department is to provide outstanding police services to the community in a legal, ethical, and professional manner

The Kernersville Police Department’s highest priority is protecting the freedom and constitutional rights of our citizens as guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States of America. This mission will be accomplished through dedicated service to the community and by upholding the integrity, pride and the professional standards of the Town of Kernersville municipal system. Members of our department hold their offices as a symbol of public faith and trust. They maintain a courteous attitude in the performance of their duty commensurate with their highly visible role in the community as public employees.

Kernersville Police Department Announcements

Kernersville News Article 9-12-2017 Members of the Kernersville Police Department are seeking voluntary compliance from local residents to help eliminate ongoing loitering issues along South Main Street. Sgt. D.T. Wemyss said officers have been working closely with businesses in the area of New Market Plaza on South Main Street to address growing concerns associated with … Continued

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2017 Police Day Camp

  Every year the Kernersville Police Department hosts a Police Day Camp. This program is coordinated by our School Resource Officer Unit and consists of kids that attend our local community schools. The officers are grateful to all of the people who donated funds to help keep this program running. It is a great way … Continued

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Auto theft and auto break in’s

CRIME ALERT The Kernersville Police Department took multiple reports over the weekend of theft from motor vehicles and larceny of motor vehicles. We are working very hard to apprehend the offender(s) but we need your help to reduce the opportunity for them to commit these offenses. A HIGH PERCENTAGE OF THESE CARS WERE UNLOCKED! Please … Continued

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Kernersville police officers giving a public safety presentation

Police Programs

The Kernersville Police Department participates in and has started many initiatives to keep our communities safer.

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Kernersville police officers participating in civic activities


In order to provide a higher level of service, we strive to build strong ties and work closely with members of our community.

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