Police News

WFPD Telecommunicator Susan Walston earns TERT certification 

The Wake Forest Police Department is pleased to announce that Telecommunicator Susan Walston has earned her Telecommunicator Emergency Response Team (TERT) certification from the NC Division of Emergency Management. The mission of TERT is to... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/17/2018

No police department fingerprinting service Thursday 

Due to limited staff, the Wake Forest Police Department will not provide live scan fingerprinting service on Thursday, Dec. 13. The police department typically provides the service to the public on a first-come, first-served basis on Thursdays... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/12/2018

Still time to donate to “Shop with a Cop” 

The Wake Forest Police Department is accepting donations from area residents and businesses for the 20th Annual Shop with a Cop through Monday, Dec. 17. To contribute online via PayPal, visit www.wakeforestnc.gov/donate-to-shop-with-a-cop.aspx.... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/10/2018

Area residents urged to guard against tech support scams 

The Wake Forest Police Department is urging area residents to guard against becoming the victim of fraud following several recently reported tech support phone scams. According to Microsoft, tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/04/2018

Traffic Alert – Poppy Fields Lane, Meadowgrass Lane & Traditions Ridge Drive 

RDU Paving, Inc., a contractor working at the site of Traditions Phases 2B and 2C, will reduce to one lane with alternating two-way traffic portions of Poppy Fields Lane, Meadowgrass Lane and Traditions Ridge Drive, today through Friday, Dec. 3-7,... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 12/03/2018

Police (again) urge residents to lock unoccupied vehicles 

The Wake Forest Police Department (WFPD) constantly implores residents to help reduce motor vehicle break-ins by locking their car doors. After all, nearly 100% of the reported car break-ins in Wake Forest involve unlocked vehicles. Now, the... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/28/2018

Traffic Alert – Durham Road  

The Town of Wake Forest will reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic a portion of the 400 block of Durham Road (near Tyler Run Drive) on Wednesday, Nov. 28, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow Wake Forest ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/27/2018

Arrest warrants obtained in Supercuts armed robbery 

UPDATE: Dean Dacosta Pratt has been arrested without incident in Franklin County. Wake Forest Police will charge Pratt with robbery with a dangerous weapon in connection with Sunday’s Supercuts robbery. Apex Police will also charge Pratt with... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/26/2018

Police Department accepting donations for Shop with a Cop 

The Wake Forest Police Department is accepting donations from area residents and businesses for the 20th Annual Shop with a Cop. To contribute online via PayPal, visit www.wakeforestnc.gov/donate-to-shop-with-a-cop.aspx. Checks and cash can be... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/20/2018

Traffic Alert – Royal Mill Avenue 

Drivers should expect delays along Royal Mill Avenue Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 19-21, from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. Kenneth West, Inc., a contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest, will alter normal traffic patterns along the portion of ... read more
 
Posted by Bill Crabtree 11/16/2018
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