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P.O. Box 506
202 E. Main St.
Rockwell, N.C. 28138
Voice 704-279-2180
Fax 704-279-0454

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Hugh Bost, Jr., Police Chief

Chief Hugh W. Bost Jr.

Rockwell Police Department
303 West Main St.
Post Office Box 506
Rockwell, North Carolina  28138
Phone:   (704) 279-3420
Fax:   (704) 279-6431

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Complete Police Services For Rockwell
The Rockwell Police Department became official again on September 1, 2001 at 00:00 hours.  We are now the primary law enforcement agency for the Town of Rockwell.  With this change brought about our own incident reporting and case management, criminal investigations, and investigations of the traffic crashes within our city limits.   This is just another way that we continue our efforts to improve services to you, the citizens of Rockwell.

Mission Statement
Our goal is to provide the best possible service and protection to the citizens of our community, making Rockwell a safe place to live and work.  To achieve this goal, requires that we preserve and maintain the peace and order of the community through management of conflict and enforcement of the local, state, and federal law.  Some of our responsibilities are investigation of crimes, apprehension of offenders, facilitating traffic flow, assisting our citizens in times of hazardous or emergency situations, and the charging persons with violations of the law.  Most often, we are called during troubled times when the citizen has no one else to call upon, and we provide assistance as a public servant to our community.

Duties of the Police Department

Rockwell has a mutual aid agreement with the sheriff's department and other surrounding municipal police departments.  The town provides the building, patrol vehicles, and equipment for the officers who serve and patrol Rockwell.  Officers working for Rockwell provide traffic enforcement and crash investigation, criminal investigations, and general police activities during the course of their shift.  Regular Sheriff's deputies provide coverage during the absence or unavailability of a Rockwell Officer. is the official web site of the Town of Rockwell, North Carolina