PO BOX 3729
225 E Weatherspoon St
Sanford, NC 27331




The Police Department shall enforce all laws and ordinances of the City of Sanford and the State of North Carolina, and shall at all times preserve the peace, protect the property and the safety of the citizens of the City of Sanford.

The Sanford Police Department is dedicated to the “Law Enforcement Code of Ethics” which reads in part:

“...I recognize the badge of my office as a symbol of public faith, and I accept it as a public trust to be held so long as I am true to the ethics of the police service. I will constantly strive to achieve these objectives and ideals, dedicating myself before God to my chosen profession...law enforcement.”

Arrest & Crash Reports

225 E. Weatherspoon St

Sanford, NC 27330


Emergency Only: 911

Non-emergency: (919) 775-8268

Crimeline: (919) 775-8346

Parade, Picket, Demonstrate, or Special Event Application

Ronnie Yarborough, Chief

Wayne Poe, Assistant Chief



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Ronnie Yarborough has been with the City of Sanford since 1971 and has served as Chief of Police since 1978.

Dial 911 for emergencies only, otherwise dial (919) 775-8268 for non-emergencies.