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Murphy, North Carolina Jail and Mugshot Information

Murphy is a town located in Cherokee County where it also serves as the county seat. Based on the 2016 census, approximately 1,645 people live in this area. The current mayor is Rick Ramsey. The Town Manager is Chad Simons.

Town Hall:
5 Wofford Street, Murphy, NC 28906
Phone: (828) 837 – 2510
E-mail: Town_of_Murphy@Frontier.com

Murphy Town Hall

Mayor’s Office:
Email: Mayor_of_Murphy@frontier.com

In 2016, the crime index of Murphy was 745.2 which was much higher than the US average (280.5). During this year, there were no reported arson cases. However, there were 2 reported rapes, 1 reported murder, 3 reported robberies, 9 reported assaults, 24 reported burglaries, 85 reported thefts, and 8 reported auto thefts. As of March 2019, 45 registered sex offenders are residing in Murphy. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 43 to 1.


Murphy, North Carolina Police Station Information

The town of Murphy had a total of 152 reported incidents that year. This gave it a total crime rate of 9,223 crimes for every 100,000 individuals. This was almost three times higher than the North Carolina average (2,909 crimes for every 100,000 individuals). The US average was also lower at 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 individuals. Theft was the most frequently reported crime that year.

The Murphy Police Department is headed by Chief of Police Justin J. Jacobs. The MPD is actively involved in various Community Policing Programs such as Neighborhood Watch, Bicycle Patrol, Business Watch, Safe Seniors, Special Olympics, and Shop with a Cop.

Murphy Police Department:
93 Peachtree Street, Murphy, NC 28906
Phone: (828) 837-2214, (828) 837-2276
Fax: (828) 837-2002

Murphy Police Dept

Chief of Police:
Email: jjacobs@murphypolice.com

Murphy Police Facebook

Additional Information:
Address 1: 93 Peachtree St
City: Murphy
State: North Carolina
Zip Code: 28906-2940
County: Cherokee County
Phone #: 828-837-2214
Fax #: 828-837-2002
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 2500
Number of Officers: 10

The Cherokee County Detention Center houses the pretrial inmates of the Murphy Police Department. It has a maximum bed capacity of nearly 150 inmates. Visitation is 24 hours a day 7 days a week. All inmates are allowed unlimited visits per day, depending on the volume of visits made to other inmates.

Open Records Request in Murphy, North Carolina

If you wish to view or get copies of public records in Burnsville, you can submit a request to Town Hall. The Town Manager, Chad Simons, is responsible for directing all requests to the correct department. If you wish to learn more about public record requests, you can call Town Hall at (828) 837-2510.

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