A uniformed road patrol officer is most likely to be the first representative of the police department to make contact with a citizen of Wadesboro. Therefore, each officer is expected to perform their duties in an efficient, honest, and professional manner.


Sgt. Ray speaking to a group about safety.To maintain this standard, all officers familiarize themselves with the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics as well as the Standard Operating Procedures set forth and enacted by the police department and all applicable policies, procedures and directives to be followed by employees of the Town of Wadesboro.


The main function of the road patrol is to be the first responder to any and all calls for assistance taken by the communications office. Patrol officers will make all initial reports of investigation and forward them to the proper division for further investigation. The patrol officer will secure all crime scenes, conduct traffic enforcement activities, ensure business security in their assigned areas, effect arrests for misdemeanor violations, serve legal papers as needed in their assigned areas, and perform other duties directly related to the road patrol function as assigned.

Lieutenant S. Kelly

Lt. Kelly - Patrol Supervisor

Uniform Patrol Supervisor


Phone: (704) 694-2167


Email: skelly@wadesboropolice.com


Office Hours: Mon - Fri, 8am - 5pm

212 S. RUTHERFORD STREET, WADESBORO, NC 28170   |   EMERGENCY 911   |   NON-EMERGENCY (704) 694-2167