On behalf of the Beaufort Police Department, I would like to welcome you to our webpage.  I am honored to serve as your Chief of Police and consider it a privilege to work with the dedicated men and women of the Beaufort Police Department and other employees of the Town of Beaufort. 

The Beaufort Police Department is a full-service public safety organization consisting of both Patrol and Criminal Investigations Divisions.  Our mission is to protect the lives and property of the people we serve while reducing the incidence and fear of crime.  Our mandate is to do so with honor, integrity, and pride at all times while maintaining the highest ethical standards to safeguard the public trust and confidence.

 The Beaufort Police Department is committed to enhancing the quality of life of its residents through various projects and programs designed to facilitate cooperation and collaboration within the community.  Due to the tireless efforts of the professional men and women of the Beaufort Police Department, our community continues to be a safe place to live and visit in North Carolina.  The community’s support is essential to our continued success as a progressive policing agency. Together, we are able to achieve positive change to sometimes complex problems, while enhancing the quality of life for our entire community.

 For emergency assistance, please dial 911.  For all other non-emergency inquiries, please contact us at (252) 728-4561.  Thank you for visiting our website and I look forward to seeing you out in our community.

 Paul D. Burdette Jr.

Chief of Police

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 Personnel Complaint Report

Parking Violations Appeal Form

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