About Us


Core Values

IntegrityOur actions and relationship with the community will be guided by an internal sense of honesty and morality.

ProfessionalismOur conduct and demeanor will display the highest standard of personal and organizational excellence.

DiversityOur members will recognize differences as a strength in our organization and community.

AccountabilityOur duty will be to promote public trust by upholding our obligations to the department and community.

VigilanceOur responsibility will to be alert to issues and activities impacting our community.


The Wadesboro Police Department will be recognized as the standard of excellence in policing. The overarching values shall be openness, honesty, fairness, equality and diversity.

Mission Statement

The Wadesboro Police Department will develop personnel and manage resources to promote effective partnerships with the community to improve the quality of life through the delivery of fair and impartial police services while maintaining an atmosphere of respect for human dignity.

Department Goals

The Department’s two primary goals are:

To develop a safer, stronger community where it is a safe place to live, work, and visit.

To build effective community partnerships that protect and improve the social well being and security of all our citizens.

Our goals to accomplish this are:

To address the wider causes of crime and the fear of crime.

To promote a community where domestic abuse and the fear of domestic abuse is not tolerated.

Encourage community cohesion

Identify opportunities to reduce alcohol and drug misuse.

Coordinate efforts with the City’s Sanitation Department

Ensure that each officer is sufficiently trained and educated.