STAY-AT-HOME ORDER is in effect, and Garner Town Hall is closed to the public until further notice. However, Development Services (Planning, Inspections, Engineering) is accepting drop-off submittals and correspondence in the Town Hall main entrance vestibule during business hours. Residents currently have only online and phone options for utility and tax bill payments. Field inspections will occur between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. And the schedule for the unprepared trash and yard waste pickup has been modified. The April 6 Town Council meeting and April 20 Planning Commission meeting are cancelled.

Welcome to the Garner Police Department

Please rest assured that the Garner Police Department is here to assist you during this unprecedented time with as little disruption as possible. In an effort to protect you and our personnel from exposure to the coronavirus, we are limiting contact and practicing social distancing. If there is not a direct need to stop by the police department, we are requesting that you call 911 to have an officer call you. We have personnel available 24 hours a day who can assist you by phone or email. 

If you need a copy of a police report please email or call 919.772.8810 and have your case number, date, time, location, and type of incident readily available. Copies of crash reports can be obtained at

Visit if you want to report suspicious activity or to speak with an officer. You can visit our webpage at for any other questions.

Do not report any crimes on our social media since it is not monitored 24 hours a day. 

If you have an emergency, please call 911. 

We are requesting that if you are currently showing any of the following symptoms to call 919.772.8810 or 911 before coming to the police department: 

Fever, cough, shortness of breath, muscle aches, sneezing, runny nose, sore throat 

We appreciate your understanding and patience.


Thank you for taking the time to learn more about the Garner Police Department. We are proud to serve the residents of the Town of Garner and feel fortunate to work with an outstanding community. The Garner Police Department is made up of a group of men and women dedicated to the values of Commitment, Integrity, and Professionalism, and to maintaining public safety for our residents, businesses, and visitors. We are currently hiring.  Click on the image below for more information.  Our 2018 Annual Report as well as our response to the President's 21st-Century Task Force on Policing are also available below.  


   GPD 2018 annual report                          21ctf

Click here to view our 2018 Annual Report.

Click here to view our Response to the President's 21st-Century Task Force on Policing Report.