Police Department Staff and Contact Information

Chief Of Police

Chief Catrina A. Thompson

Chief Catrina ThompsonIt is an honor to serve as the Chief of Police of the Winston-Salem Police Department. The Winston-Salem Police Department is a full-service, nationally accredited police department with an authorized strength of 570 sworn police officers and a civilian staff of 173. We are committed to providing exceptional law enforcement services, delivered by highly trained professionals who are held to the highest standards. We are committed to working with the community we serve to ensure a safe city and improve the quality of life for all residents. Please feel free to contact me or any member of the Winston-Salem Police Department if you ever need assistance.

Investigative Services Bureau

Assistant Chief Natoshia V. Miles  

Support Services Bureau Commander

Field Services Bureau Commander

Assistant Chief Wilson S. Weaver II

... to protect and to serve

Police Department Organizational Chart [pdf/395kb/15p]

Contact Information

PATROL STAFF CONTACT LIST BY DISTRICT [pdf/345kb/4p] revised April 25, 2019

Service Phone Number or Email
Information and Non-Emergency 336-773-7700
CrimeStoppers 336-727-2800
CrimeStoppers - En Español 336-728-3904
Community Resource Unit 336-773-7835
False Alarm Reduction Unit 336-773-7886
Neighborhood Watch 336-407-6013
Records 336-773-7922
Recruiting  336-773-7925
Special Events/Permits/Off-Duty 336-306-9362
Telcom Unit 336-773-7700
Traffic Enforcement Unit 336-773-7832
Victims Assistance Unit 336-773-7860, 336-773-7741
Warrants 336-917-7695


Commend a police officer or other city employee

Notify me of page changes

Receive E-Mail Notification When New Information is Posted on this Page
As a member, enjoy the benefits of MyCityofWS, including your choice of newsletters, and notifications about events and site updates. Login and Manage Your Subscriptions Now.