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No. Many people refer to the entire Outer Banks area as Nags Head when in fact there are several municipalities located in the area. The other local municipalities are responsible for police matters for their respective towns and can be located at our links page.
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The Police Department is located on the first floor of the Nags Head Municipal Complex. The Municipal Complex is located in the area of Milepost 15 on U.S. Highway 158 with a street address of:5401 S Croatan HighwayNags Head, NC 27959
Reports may be made by contacting the Nags Head Police Department directly during normal business hours only. Between the hours of 5 p.m. and 9 a.m. and on weekends as well as holidays, reports may be made by contacting Dare County Central Communications at 252-473-3444. In the event of emergency simply dial 911.
Report copies are usually available five business days after the incident occurs. A copy of a report may be obtained by contacting the Nags Head Police Administrative Division at 252-441-6386 or by coming to the Nags Head Police office at:5401 S Croatan HighwayNags Head, NC 27959
When inquiring about a report you need to know the date of the incident, the name of the victim, and the type of incident or incident number. The Administrative Division hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is a five dollar fee to obtain a report copy, and the Nags Head Police Department accepts cash, personal checks and money orders.
Nags Head beaches are open to driving from October 1st through May 1st by permit only. Permits cost $25 and may be purchased at the Nags Head Municipal Complex:5401 S Croatan HighwayNags Head, NC 27959
Citations may be paid in person at the Dare County Clerk of Courts Office located at:962 Highway 64Manteo, NC 27954
Or you may pay online.
Nags Head police officers work rotating shifts and are not always available during normal business hours. The best way to contact an officer is by leaving a voicemail or by making contact through email. The employee directory has a listing or each officer's voicemail extensions and email addresses.
Yes, but by appointment only. The Police Department schedules employment fingerprinting on Thursdays each week (unless holiday). There is a $5 fee for employment fingerprinting and appointments may be made by contacting the Administrative Division at 252-441-6386.
Yes, but this is a temporary facility only. Subjects who are placed in custody in Nags Head are later transported to the Dare County Detention Center for holding. The Detention Center is located at:1044 Driftwood DriveManteo, NC 27954
They can be contacted at 252-475-9220.
No, the police department is no longer providing this service unless an emergency situation exists. Please contact a local locksmith for assistance.
No, but you can get a copy of your driving history through the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles website.