NEWS & EVENTS
$5,000 Rewards Offered for Shooting InfoRocky Mount Police are offering $5,000 rewards in the January 18 slaying of a teen. A 15-year-old teen was shot and killed on the 700 block of East Highland Avenue on January 18 while walking home from a friend’s house. Police detectives have investigated some credible leads, but no arrests have been made.
The reward is available for information leading to the arrest of the gunman responsible for the death, which is Rocky Mount’s second homicide of 2014.
If you have any information please contact Crime Stoppers at 977-1111 or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES (274637), then text RMPOL along with your message.
Wester named 2014 NC Law Enforcement Gang Investigator of the Year
The 13th Annual North Carolina Gang Investigators Association (NCGIA) Conference was held in Pinehurst, NC on August 11-14, 2014. During this conference Rocky Mount Police Department's Senior Police Officer Dustin Wester was awarded the prestigious 2014 NC Law Enforcement Gang Investigator of the Year. Criteria for this award included: evidence of individual ability to investigate gang activity, demonstration of knowledge in the area of gang investigations and innovative and creative use of resources to effectively combat gang activity. Officer Wester, and members of the Rocky Mount Police Department’s Violent Offender Investigations Unit, have instituted several innovative initiatives to combat gang activity to include: the Heat List, Audit List, Retaliatory Reports, Gang Area Maps and Flow Charts. Congratulations Senior Police Officer Dustin Wester!
K-9 Danny was killed in the line of duty July 21, 2006 while assisting Cpl. Chris Hicks in apprehending a top ten most wanted person on Dreaver Street in Rocky Mount. Danny is the first Rocky Mount Police Department K-9 to be killed in the line of duty.
"My eyes are your eyes, to watch and protect you and yours, My ears are your ears, to hear and detect evil minds in the dark, My nose is your nose, to scent the invader of your domain, And so you may live, my life is also yours."
Currently recruiting N.C. Certified Police Officers. Contact Officer Michael Lewis at 972-1434 if interested in becoming a police officer with the Rocky Mount Police Department. Competitive salary and excellent benefits.