Nags Head Police Department

The Nags Head Police Department is a full-service law enforcement agency that proudly serves the residents and visitors of our town. The Police Department strives to be a contributing factor creating a better quality of life through proactive policing with an emphasis on community relations. The Department places its highest value on the preservation of human life, the protection of property, and service to humankind.

Employment Opportunities

Go here for information on employment with the Nags Head Police Department and complete your application.

Beach Driving Permitted Seasonally

Nags Head’s beaches are open to driving from October 1 through April 30 by permit only. Find more Beach Driving information.

Unsolved Crimes

We welcome assistance in locating information on unsolved crimes and callers may remain anonymous. Monetary rewards may be available for information leading to an arrest and conviction of suspects involved in unsolved crimes. If you have information about an unsolved crime, contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 252-441-6386. Find information on current Unsolved Crimes.

Getting a Copy of a Report

Report copies are usually available five business days after the incident occurs. A copy of a report may be obtained by contacting the Nags Head Police Administrative Unit at 252-441-6386 or by coming to the Nags Head Police Department office at:
5401 S Croatan Highway
Nags Head, NC 27959

When inquiring about a report you need to know the date of the incident, the name of the victim, and the type of incident or incident number. The Administrative Unit’s hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is a five dollar fee to obtain a report copy, and the Nags Head Police Department accepts cash, personal checks and money orders.

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