Hillsborough, North Carolina Jail and Mugshot Information

The town of Hillsborough can be found in Orange County, right along the Eno River. It is the county seat of Orange County and has approximately 6,568 residents. The current mayor is Tom Stevens. The Town Manager is Eric Peterson.

Town Hall:
101 E. Orange St., Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: 919-732-1270
Fax: 919-644-2390

Hillsborough Town Hall

Mayor’s Office:
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 429
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Office Phone: 919-296-9410
Home Phone: 919-360-2249

Town Manager’s Office:
919-296-9421

In 2014, the crime index of Hillsborough was 450 which was a lot smaller than the US average (287.9). During this year, there were no murders and rapes reported. However, there were 10 reported robberies, 45 reported assaults, 37 reported burglaries, 337 reported thefts, 12 reported auto thefts, and 2 reported arson cases. As of January 2019, 28 registered sex offenders are residing in Hillsborough. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 233 to 1.

Hillsborough, North Carolina Police Station Information

The town of Hillsborough had a total of 373 reported incidents in 2016. The crime rate that year was 5,617 crimes for every 100,000 people. This was almost double the North Carolina average (2,909 crimes for every 100,000 people). The US average at the time was also much lower at 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 people. Theft was the most frequently reported crime that year.

The Hillsborough Police Department is comprised of 30 employees, all under the leadership of Police Chief Duane Hampton. There are several divisions and units within the HPD – the Administrative Division, Patrol Division, Investigations Division, K-9 Unit, and Community Services Unit. The Administrative Division is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the entire department. The Patrol Division is responsible for answering all calls for service. The Investigations Division handles all criminal investigations of various offenses including narcotics, robberies, sexual assaults, and missing persons.

Hillsborough Police Department:
127 N. Churton St., Hillsborough, NC 27278
919-296-9500

Hillsborough Police Dept
Hillsborough Police Facebook

Additional Information:
Address 1: 127 N Churton St
City: Hillsborough
State: North Carolina
Zip Code: 27278-2533
County: Orange County
Phone #: 919-732-9381
Fax #: 919-732-2187
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 5566
Number of Officers: 20

The Orange County Detention Center is the facility used by the Hillsborough Police Department. It is headed by Major Randy Hawkins of the Orange County Sheriff’s Office. The jail has a total bed capacity of 129 inmates. Inmates are permitted to visit with family and friends on a weekly basis. All visitors must be on the visitation list provided by the inmate. Visitation for federal inmates are on Sundays from 12pm to 4pm. Visitation for all other inmates are on Saturdays from 12pm to 4pm. Visitation is limited to 15 minutes per inmate.

Orange County Detention Center:
Address: 125 Court Street Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: (919) 245-2940

Open Records Request in Hillsborough, North Carolina

The Town Clerk is responsible for the safekeeping of all public records that involve Town Business. If you want to look at or get a copy of a public record, you can submit a request to this office. The current Town Clerk is Katherine Cathey.

Town Clerk’s Office:
919-296-9441

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