Edenton Police Department

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Due to the COVID-19 virus and to ensure the safety of our citizens and staff, the main lobby of the Edenton Police Department is closed to the general public until further notice. 

If you need to speak to an officer, please contact Central Communications at 911 for Emergencies or (252) 482-4444 for non-emergencies and an officer will contact you. 

If you need to speak to office staff, please contact them directly by calling the following numbers:

  • Records/Administration: 252-482-9892 or 252-482-9891
  • Chief of Police: 252-482-9890
  • Captain of Patrol: 252-484-4440
  • Detective / Investigations: 252-482-5144 Ext 106
Thank you for your cooperation and understanding in this matter. 



A Message from Chief H.A. King: 

 I am so honored an privileged to serve the Town of Edenton and the enthusiastic women and men of the Edenton Police Department. Serving in law enforcement is one of the noblest professions, that has fantastic rewards, but also enormous, accountability.

 My philosophy and vision are to bridge the gap between the community and the police department by adhering to our department's core values which are Respect, Fairness, Honesty, Loyalty, and Integrity.

The Edenton Police Department includes all these core values through the accomplishment of our mission statement:

“The mission of the Edenton Police Department is to improve the quality of life by protecting and serving our community through partnerships with our citizens and businesses to generate a safer town to work, stay and relax.  

As your Police Chief, please be assured that our aim in achieving these goals will require professional law enforcement services that are customer focused and sensitive to the needs of the community.

I would like to assure the residents of Edenton that my primary focus will be continuing to provide the utmost professional policing services to the community. I look forward to serving the Town of Edenton and the dedicated professionals of the Edenton Police Department as Chief of Police.  

Chief Henry A. King Jr. 


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