Mission and Vision Statement

Mission Statement

We are the guardians of life and property in our coastal community.  Our department will deter crime, and be resilient in times of peril.

Police Department Building

Vision Statement

We will utilize law enforcement strategies that are effective, fair and transparent.  We will provide excellence in service through proactive law enforcement initiatives in partnership with our community, town departments, and our Outer Banks neighbors.  We will insure the Town of Nags Head remains a great place to live, work and play.


Service - partnering with those in our community in need of law enforcement assistance and addressing their concerns.

Professionalism - providing effective and efficient  police services via qualified, trained, and equipped officers.

Integrity - operating in an ethical, and honest manner towards our partners, peers, and the Nags Head Community.

Strength - being courageous and perseverant in times of adversity.