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Spencer, North Carolina Jail and Mugshot Information

Spencer is a town located in Rowan County. According to the 2016 census, approximately 3,308 people live in this area. The mayor is Jim Gobbel. The Town Manager is Terence Arrington.

Town Hall:
600 S. Salisbury Ave, Spencer, NC 28159
Phone: 704-633-2231

Spencer Town Hall

Mayor’s Office:

Town Manager’s Office:

In 2016, the crime index in Spencer was 344.7 which was higher than the US average (278.0). During this year, there were no murders or rapes reported. However, there were 3 reported robberies, 16 reported assaults, 46 reported burglaries, 85 reported thefts, 8 reported auto thefts, and 1 reported arson case. As of February 2019, 14 registered sex offenders are residing in Spencer. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 240 to 1.

Spencer, North Carolina Police Station Information

The town of Spencer had 142 reported incidents in 2016. The total crime rate of the city was 4,284 crimes for every 100,000 people. This was much higher than the North Carolina average which was 2,909 crimes for every 100,000 individuals. The US average was also much lower (2,745 crimes for every 100,000 people). Theft was the most frequently reported crime that year.

The Spencer Police Department is headed by Chief of Police Michael T. James. The SPD is comprised of two main divisions – Criminal Investigations and Patrol Operations. The Patrol Operations Division is responsible for providing police coverage to the community 24/7 and responding to calls for service. The Criminal Investigations Division, on the other hand, conducts follow-up investigations on all reported crimes.

Spencer Police Department:
600 S. Salisbury Ave., Spencer, NC 28159
Phone: 704-633-3574
Fax: (704) 633-3837

Spencer Police Dept

Chief of Police:
Additional Information:
Address 1: 600 S Salisbury Ave
City: Spencer
State: North Carolina
Zip Code: 28159-2104
County: Rowan County
Phone #: 704-633-3574
Fax #: 704-633-3837
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 3300
Number of Officers: 22

The Rowan County Detention Center is houses the pre-trial inmates of the Spencer Police Department. This direct supervision facility can hold a maximum of 210 inmates. There is also an annex facility which can hold an additional 160 inmates. Each inmate is allowed non-contact visits once a week. The schedule is based on the inmates’ last names.

Visiting Hours:
A through F – Saturday 1 to 4pm
G through K – Sunday 1 to 4pm
L through R – Tuesday 7 to 10pm
S through Z – Wednesday 7 to 10pm

Rowan County Detention Center:
115 W Liberty Street
Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: 704-216-8770
Fax: 704-216-8731

Open Records Request in Spencer, North Carolina

The Town Clerk is responsible for the safekeeping of all records pertaining to Town business. Any requests for copies of public records are handled by this office. If you wish to know more about public records requests, you can reach this office by calling (704) 633-2231 or via email at

Police Reports in Spencer, North Carolina

If you wish to obtain copies of police reports from the Spencer Police Department, you can get in touch with the Administrative Assistant S. Moore. You can reach this office via email at

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