Crime Prevention Tips


The Haw River Police Department is committed to preventing crime and helping you stay safe.


 Click on the links below for more information about each Crime Prevention Tip. 


Active Shooter Preparedness

Identity Theft/ Fraud Crime Prevention 

To report calls involving fraud or potential identity theft call the numbers below. These numbers are also listed on

with more information from North Carolinas Attorney General, Josh Stein.

Robocall Hotline: (844)-8-NO-ROBO

All Other Complaints: (877)-5-NO-SCAM

Outside NC: 919-716-6000


Motor Vehicle Crimes

Protect your Home or Business


If you see an active incident occurring, call 911. If you know of a situation that has occurred but is not active, notify your local authorities. You can contact the Haw River Police Department at (336) 578-4141.

Crime Stoppers

If you are not comfortable notifying authorities directly, you can notify them anonymously through Crime Stoppers at (336) 229-7100. You can also submit an anonymous tip electronically to Crime Stoppers using the P3 Tip App.


Visit the National Crime Prevention Council homepage.

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