About Us

Mission Statement

Our mission is to partner with the community to keep the peace and to protect citizens of Southern Pines, their guests, and their property. We enforce the ordinances and statutes ratified by our state and town council. We are here to serve.

Vision Statement

We are a professional police service committed to the needs of our community. We effect change through personal interaction and a can-do attitude, forging partnerships with people we serve. We honor the community by treating the public with fairness, honesty, and civility while providing the highest quality of service. We work as a team while recognizing the value of each member. We individually and organizationally nurture personal and professional growth in order to better serve the community.

Values of the Southern Pines Police Department


Through teamwork and accountability, we serve all aspects of the Southern Pines community with excellence and efficiency to have a positive impact on the quality of life for our citizens.


We have a sense of duty and courage as we provide quality patrol, investigation, and communications services to protect our community.


We are a professional law enforcement agency that acts with integrity, honor, and respect in all we do.


We are dedicated to public safety, loyal to our community and profession, and show a commitment to problem solving and continuous improvement, both individually and organizationally.