Town of Mt. Gilead Police Department

The Mount Gilead Police Department, established in 1899, is responsible for ensuring the safety and security of the town’s residents and visitors. The department is made up of a team of professional law enforcement officers who are committed to serving the community with integrity, professionalism, and respect.

The department offers a wide range of services to the community, including responding to emergency calls, conducting investigations, enforcing traffic laws, and patrolling the streets to prevent crime. The department also works closely with other local and state law enforcement agencies to ensure the safety and security of the community.

The Mount Gilead Police Department is committed to community policing, which means that officers work closely with community members to build strong relationships and develop trust. The department has a number of community outreach programs and initiatives, including neighborhood watch programs, school safety programs, and community events.

In addition to its law enforcement duties, the department also provides a range of non-emergency services to the community, such as fingerprinting and background checks for employment and other purposes.

Apart from their day-to-day duties, the Mount Gilead Police Department also plays a key role in fostering a sense of community spirit. They are often seen participating in community events and local festivals, bridging the gap between law enforcement and the public, and establishing themselves as approachable, friendly guardians of the town. These actions underline the human aspect of their work, reminding residents that behind the badges and uniforms, the police force consists of individuals who are an integral part of the community fabric.

Moreover, the department continually seeks to enhance its skill set and knowledge by undergoing regular training and development programs. This commitment ensures that the department is equipped with the latest knowledge and techniques, enhancing their ability to serve the community effectively. In their role as public servants, they demonstrate an unwavering dedication to maintaining an atmosphere of safety, fostering a thriving community where residents can live, work, and play without fear. Through their tireless efforts, the Mount Gilead Police Department has earned a reputation as a reliable and responsive force that residents can depend on in times of need. This effective symbiosis of community and law enforcement serves as an example to other towns and cities, showing what can be achieved through mutual respect, collaboration, and a shared commitment to community safety.

Our Police Department is a valuable resource for the community, providing essential services to ensure the safety and security of the town’s residents and visitors. The department’s commitment to community policing and its focus on building strong relationships with community members make it a trusted and respected law enforcement agency in the area.

Mission Statement

The Mount Gilead Police Department, in partnership with the community we serve, is dedicated to providing community policing, with the highest level of professionalism and transparency. The Mount Gilead Police Department will provide fair, courteous, and compassionate service to enhance the quality of life in Mount Gilead.

Chief’s Welcome

Our Officers are dedicated to creating a safer environment and providing quality service to all of the citizens of Mount Gilead, the many visitors to our town, and the approximately 3.3 square miles of town we serve. We continually assess what we do in order that we may always provide for our community’s needs and expectations. Our challenge is to always live up to the Town of Mount Gilead Vision statement: “Protecting our Citizens with Courtesy, Pride and Professionalism” We invite and encourage you to email, phone or fax us with any comments that will assist us in providing you with better service.

Thank you,

Talmedge LeGrand
Chief of Police

Mt. Gilead Police Department
123 North Main Street
Mt. Gilead, NC 27306

Office: 910-439-6711
Fax: 910-439-1855

Montgomery County Dispatch: 910-571-7107