Police Department

Mission Statement

The members of the Cooleemee Police Department conscientiously strive to be responsive to the needs of the community, knowing that we exist not to serve ourselves, but to serve and protect others. We will work in a cooperative effort with the community to ensure that Cooleemee is a city in which people can live, work and recreate in a safe environment.

Contacting your Cooleemee Police Department

Cooleemee Chief of Police

The Cooleemee Police Department is located at 114 Duke Street, Cooleemee, NC 27014.

For emergencies, dial 911. For dispatch dial (336) 751-0896. For non-emergency calls call the office at (336) 284-4098 and you will be directed to the off duty officer even if he is not in the office.

Police Chief ~ Nelson Turrentine

Lieutenant ~ Kevin Barker 


  • Chris Fleming
  • Jason Hollar
  • Kyle Shuping
  • Brian Hill
  • Ron Armstrong
  • Marc Hanna
  • John Walker


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