Police News

The Wake Forest Police Department will host a Recruitment Fair for sworn law enforcement officers and NC Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) graduates Friday, May 17, from 4-7 p.m. The event will take place both inside and outside the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St.

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04/09/2019

A NC Department of Transportation Engineer has inspected the retaining wall that surrounds Marshall Pond and determined that it is sound.

Wake Forest Police have reopened Forestville Road.

The information below was distributed at 9:06 pm:

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04/05/2019

The Wake Forest Police Department (WFPD) and the Wake County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) will co-host “Coffee with a Cop” this Friday, April 5, from 7-9 a.m. at the Wake Forest Coffee Company, 156 S. White St.

“Coffee with a Cop” provides a unique opportunity for law enforcement and...Read more

04/01/2019

Weather permitting, Wake Forest Power tree crews will close the southbound lane of South Main Street between West Sycamore Avenue and West Vernon Avenue Wednesday, April 3, from 9-11 a.m. The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow crews to remove a maple tree that is causing a sight...Read more

04/01/2019

The Wake Forest Police Department has scheduled a Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) class on Thursday, April 25, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The session will take place inside the Wake Forest Renaissance Centre, 405 S. Brooks St.

There is no cost to participate, but registration...Read more

04/01/2019

Wake County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Timothy James Crowe without incident yesterday just before 5:30 pm in Knightdale.

Wake Forest Police will charge Crowe with breaking and entering and larceny after breaking and entering.

The Wake Forest Police Department wishes to...Read more

03/29/2019

Fred Smith Co. will reduce to one lane with alternating two-way traffic the portion of Rogers Branch Road from Rogers Road to Massenburg Road today (March 26) through Thursday, March 28, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day. Crews will also close the eastbound right turn lane along Rogers Road.

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03/26/2019

NC Attorney General Josh Stein and NC Secretary of State Elaine Marshall will headline a distinguished panel of presenters at the “Seniors at Risk: 21 st Century Scam Threats, Preventions and Solutions” seminar on Tuesday, April 30. Also known as “Senior Scam Jam,” the event will take place from...Read more

03/25/2019

Wake Forest officials are reminding motorists to pay attention to an updated “no parking” ordinance or risk a hefty fine.

Sec. 30-53 of the Town’s Code of Ordinances pertains to “No Parking & Safety Zones:”

“Whenever authorized signs or markings are placed, erected or...Read more

03/22/2019

Drivers should continue to expect delays in the vicinity of Wingate Street through Wednesday, March 27. Fred Smith Co., a private contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest, will close the portion of Wingate Street from Stadium Drive to West Pine Avenue between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m....Read more

03/22/2019

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All press releases are listed in the order in which they were released, starting with the most recent news.

Alert Police Officer Catches Car Thieves
August 9, 2012

Local Man Killed in Traffic Mishap
August 7, 2012

Golf Carts Not Allowed on Town Streets
July 31, 2012

Beware of Home Improvement Scam Artists
July 24, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
July 18, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
July 17, 2012

Make Plans to Attend the 2012 National Night Out
July 16, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
July 10, 2012

Most Fireworks Illegal in North Carolina
June 25, 2012

Lt. Graham & Lt. Danforth Complete Certificate Program at NC Justice Academy
June 25, 2012

Gurley Named CIT Officer of the Year
June 19, 2012

Police Raid Extensive Marijuana Growing Operation
June 9, 2012

Perry Gets Life in Prison for Daughter's Death
June 5, 2012

Wake Forest Police Department Unveils New Look
June 5, 2012

Police Department Seeks New K9 Training Sites
May 22, 2012

Police Arrest Ricky Arlen Timberlake
May 19, 2012

Police Investigating Suspicious Death
May 15, 2012

TRAFFIC ALERT - North Avenue
April 27, 2012

Wake Forest Police Sponsoring Fundraiser for Local Teen With Cancer
April 24, 2012

Charity Softball Tourney April 28
April 24, 2012

Beware of Phony Cops
April 13, 2012

No Fingerprinting Service April 5
April 4, 2012

Carnival for the Kids Begins April 10
April 2, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
April 2, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
March 23, 2012

Operation Medicine Drop March 24
March 5, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
February 8, 2012

Schedule Changes Announced for Police Department's Fingerprinting Service
February 7, 2012

Police Need Public's Help to Solve Hit & Run
January 23, 2012

Police Request Public's Assistance
December 14, 2011

Police Department Implements New Police-to-Citizen Website
December 9, 2011

Pedestrian Struck and Killed on Wait Avenue
December 8, 2011

Police Request Public's Assistance
December 2, 2011

TRAFFIC ALERT - Durham Road
November 21, 2011

Police Request Public's Assistance
November 21, 2011

Turkey Drive Drop-Off This Saturday
November 15, 2011

Law Enforcement Teamwork Helps Nab Robbery Suspects
November 10, 2011

Police Request Public's Assistance
November 1, 2011

Veterans Day Holiday Schedule
October 25, 2011

Police Department Accepting Donations for Shop with a Cop
October 24, 2011

Operation Medicine Drop Oct. 29
October 24, 2011

TRAFFIC ALERT - Oak Grove Church Road
October 21, 2011

TRAFFIC ALERT - Purnell Road
October 19, 2011

Police Department Turkey Drive Now Underway
October 18, 2011

Halloween Safety Tips
October 18, 2011

TRAFFIC ALERT- North White Street
October 4, 2011

Top 5 Finish for Police Department's Tactical Service Unit
October 4, 2011

TRAFFIC ALERT - Elm Avenue
September 20, 2011

Police Need Public's Help to Identify Larceny Suspect
September 16, 2011

Teams and Sponsors Sought for Police Department's Charity Golf Tournament
September 15, 2011

TRAFFIC ALERT - Friendship Chapel Road
September 6, 2011

Wake Forest Ready for Irene
August 25, 2011

Man Charged With Firing a Weapon in City Limits
August 10, 2011

Robbery Suspect Arrested
August 5, 2011

K9 Maverick Returns to Work
August 1, 2011

Wake Forest Police Make Synthetic Marijuana Arrest
July 27, 2011

Residents Encouraged to Report Litterbugs and Illegal Dumping
July 19, 2011

Register Now for 2011 National Night Out
July 18, 2011

Police Warn of Debit Card Fraud
June 28, 2011

Most Fireworks Illegal in North Carolina
June 27, 2011

Police Urge Residents to Always Lock Car Doors
June 21, 2011

Don't Fall for Phony Texts from Gateway Bank
June 9, 2011

Wake Forest Shooting Victim Dies
May 22, 2011

Wake Forest Police Arrest Shooting Suspect
May 22, 2011

Police Need Public's Help to Solve Hit and Run
May 12, 2011

Injured K9 Goes Home
April 15, 2011

Wake Forest Police Announce Child Safety Seat Checking Station
April 5, 2011

Operation Medicine Drop a Success in Wake Forest
March 29, 2011

Carnival for the Kids Begins March 29
March 28, 2011

Injured K9 May Go Home This Week
March 28, 2011

Police Capture Felony Suspect
March 26, 2011

Police Seek Public's Help Capturing Felony Suspect
March 25, 2011

Operation Medicine Drop March 26
March 7, 2011

Police Department Urges Compliance with Precious Metals Law
February 23, 2011

Police Ask for Help Identifying Suspects
February 2, 2011

Bank Robbery Suspect Captured
January 19, 2011

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