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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

Active Shooter Response

Making the community safer through training! Active Shooter Response.. Crime Prevention / Community Relations Officer Blake Jones from Kernersville Police Department · 21 Nov The Kernersville Police Department presented Active Shooter Response training at Peidmont Federal Credit Union this morning. The KPD has been providing this service to various businesses to include places of worship … Continued

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Online Holiday Shopping

Online Holiday Shopping Crime Prevention / Community Relations Officer Blake Jones from Kernersville Police Department · 21 Nov The holidays are upon us and once again we will be shopping for our loved ones. The Kernersville Police Department would like to remind our citizens that what we buy, others may try to steal. With more … Continued

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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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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. Pictured is Officer Jones with members of Piedmont Federal Members Credit Union. Our agency has provided them with instruction on See officer appearance requests

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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. This Christmas, officers with the School Resource Officer Unit and Crime Prevention Unit went out to local communities and gave out Teddy Bears to the kids as they got off the school bus. This was a great was to kick off the Christmas Holiday. (Pictured from left to Right: Officer Shumate (SEMS SRO), Officer Jones (Crime Prevention), Sgt. Long (SRO Supervisor)).

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