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The Salisbury Police Department Will Be Closed To Public Walk-Ins Until Further Notice

The Salisbury Police Department would like to make you aware that you may encounter changes to the way we normally operate and interact with the public. The goals of these changes is to maintain the well-being of our residents as well as the health of our officers and staff so we can continue to provide efficient and effective law enforcement services. As COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to spread and affect our day-to-day lives, police officers are still on duty and employees are still working.

We ask for the public's patience, help and understanding as we implement the following temporary procedures:

  • Filing a police report or need to speak with an employee inside the Police Department:
    • Use the emergency phone (located at the entrance) to communicate with a dispatcher to leave a message with someone or have an officer dispatched to the Police Department, your residence or location where incident occurred.
  • ​Pick up as accident report:
    • unless it occurred during the weekend of March 13-15th, the report is available online at (Accident reports may take 3-5 business days to process)
  • ​Pick up an incident report:
    • If possible, delay picking up incident reports until these temporary measures have been discontinued. If absolutely necessary, we may provide the incident report via email. Please call the Records Department at (704) 638-5333.
  • ​Make a Parking Payment:
    • Parking payments (with remittance form) can be mailed to 130 E. Liberty St. Salisbury, NC 28144
  • ​Obtain Evidence:
    • Call Robin Rodgers at (704) 638-2095
  • Contact the Family Crisis Center of Rowan County:
    • Call (704) 638-4718

Suspended Services:
Any meetings previously scheduled to be held within the Salisbury Police Department are cancelled until further notice. Please contact (704) 638-5333 to be directed to the meeting organizer. Thursday Fingerprint services are suspended until further notice.

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Rowan County officials have created a form that should be used to report Stay-At-Home Violations. This form collects the needed details for the violation to be properly forwarded for an investigation. Read More

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Whom To Call

Public Safety Emergencies: 911

Non-Emergencies: (704) 639-5333 or (704) 216-8500

Bill Pay Questions: (704) 638-5300

Code Enforcement: (704) 216-7574

Salisbury Rowan Utilities (water concerns): (704) 638-5390 After hours:(704) 638-5399

Salisbury Transit: (704) 638-5252

Downtown Salisbury: (704) 637-7814

Traffic Signal Outages: 911

Solid Waste Collection: (704) 638-5256

Other Public Works needs (voicemail): (704) 638-5260


The City encourages the community to stay informed, practice good hygiene, be aware, and be prepared.

As a community we are in this together; stay calm and help each other by staying home if you are sick, check in on your neighbors, and continue to slow the spread of COVID-19 by using best practices.

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Governor Roy Cooper Issues Stay At Home Order

What does stay at home mean?


  • Go to the doctor or medical facilities
  • Go outside for recreational activities, while social distancing
  • Go to the grocery store
  • Take care of family or friends in need
  • Go for a walk or jog
  • Group counseling sessions of less than 10
  • Volunteer, while social distancing


  • Go to work, unless deemed essential
  • Unnecessary travel or social visits
  • Outside group exercise in groups of 10 or more
  • Public playgrounds
  • Places of worship of 10 or more


Stay safe. Stay home. When outside, stay at least 6 ft. apart.

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