Neighborhood Improvement Team
The Neighborhood Improvement Team (NIT) is the investigative section of the Clinton Police Department. NIT conducts investigations involving criminals violations, drug complaints, city code violations, and other quality of life issues that affect the city such as Animal Control, Medicine Drop, Property and Evidence Management and School Resource Officer. The team is commanded by a Lieutenant and a Sergeant and consists of four investigators.
NIT officers can be contacted at 910-592-3105.
Clinton Police Department (CPD) is launching the CPD Alert System, a new feature of tip411, to the public who needs direct interaction with us. Alerts are sent to subscribers via text messages (SMS) and email. Alerts will be under these categories: Crime Watch, Events, Traffic and Weather information.
Alert subscription is completely free of charge and easy to sign up.
- Simply go to tip411 sign up alerts website or Clinton Police Department Facebook page.
- Select 'Sign Up Alerts' tab from the left-hand side menu bar.
- Fill out your email address, postal code, and password for sign up. Postal code is needed to find your nearest Law Enforcement Agency. Entering the postal code 28328 will ensure the general public will receive alerts from Clinton Police Department
Citizens are welcome to contact Clinton Police Department at 910-592-3105 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. if they have any question about signing up for CPD Alert System. We would be glad to answer any questions and walk you through the sign up process.
Clinton Police Department believes that this alert system will assist the general public greatly in receiving valuable information and interact with CPD. Let's help build a better and greater community! Be alert, expect the unexpected!
The Animal Control Officer operated under the Neighborhood Improvement Team (NIT). Duties of an Animal Control Officer include enforcing the City of Clinton's Animal Control Ordinances, educating the public on proper animal control responsibilities, and investigating animal cruelty, dog bites/animal attacks, and vicious dogs.
Animal Control can be contacted from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 910-592-3105. After 5 p.m. and on weekends and holidays, call 910-592-1151.
The Neighborhood Improvement Team (NIT) sponsors a medicine drop at the Clinton Police Department for citizens to bring potentially dangerous, expired, unused, or unwanted prescriptions for safe and free disposal. Citizens may access the disposal box according to the following hours:
- Hours Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Appointment is required before bringing medication to the Police Department, please call 910-592-3105 and schedule your appointment.
- Citizens maybe required to wear masks prior entering the Clinton Police Department
- Expired, unused, over-the-counter and prescription medication in pill form
It is recommended that you transport all medications in their properly marked original pharmacy or retail containers.
The following items are expressly prohibited from disposal in this box:
- Combustible or Radioactive Materials
- Needles/Syringes or Sharps Containers
Property and evidence management is staffed by two employees who oversee all evidence and found property that is taken into custody by the Clinton Police Department. The unit is responsible for returning property to the rightful owner at the conclusion of an investigation or otherwise disposing of property in accordance with North Carolina General Statutes. Citizens will be notified when property has been released by the Department. Appointments are required to pick up property.
The Lieutenant over property and evidence can be reached at 910-592-3105. Clinton Police Department provide services for personal property registration. Citizens' information is kept confidential and only accessible to law enforcement.
- Clinton City Resident
- Bring property to the Police Department for it to be photographed
- Valid identification
- Be over the age of 18 or must be accompanied by an adult
Items to Register
- Electronics (Tablet, iPad, Laptop)
The Clinton Police Department has School Resource Officers (SRO) assigned to Clinton High School and Sampson Middle School. While on campus, SROs are responsible for enforcing state and local laws as well as instructing students, faculty, staff, and the general public on these laws when appropriate. SROs provide security during school hours and at special school events on campus, i.e, athletic events, dances, assemblies, etc.
School Resource Officers can be reached at 910-592-2067 (Clinton High School) or 910-592-3327 (Sampson Middle School).