Valdese, North Carolina Jail and Mugshot Information

Valdese is a town located in Burke County. According to the 2016 census, around 4,477 people live in this area. The current mayor is John F. “Chip” Black Jr. The Town Manager is Seth Eckard.

Town Hall:
102 Massel Avenue South West Valdese, NC 28690
828-879-2120

Valdese Town Hall

Mayor’s Office:
Phone: (828) 879-2125, (828) 433-1016
Email: mayor@valdesenc.gov

Town Manager’s Office:
Phone: 828.879.2116
Email: seckard@ci.valdese.nc.us

In 2015, the crime index in Valdese was 66.3. The US average at the time was around four times higher at 283.6. During this year, there were no reported murders, rapes, robberies, and arson cases. However, there were 13 burglaries, 1 assault, 38 thefts, and 4 auto thefts that year. As of January 2019, 14 registered sex offenders are residing in Valdese. The ratio of residents to sex offenders is 326 to 1.

Valdese, North Carolina Police Station Information

In 2016, the town of Valdese had a total of 46 reported incidents. The most reported incident that year was theft. The total crime rate was 1,027 crimes for every 100,000 people. The North Carolina average was more than double at 2,909 crimes for every 100,000 people. The US average was also much higher at 2,745 crimes for every 100,000 people.

The Valdese Police Department is headed by Chief of Police Jack Moss. The VPD is comprised mostly of patrol officers who are responsible for providing police coverage to the entire city and answering calls for service. There are several services provided by the VPD such as fingerprinting, HSI Victim Notification Program, Security and Extra Patrol, Project Lifesaver, and the Prescription Drop Box program.

Valdese Police Department:
121 Faet Street SW, Valdese, NC 28690
Phone: 828-879-2101
Fax: (828) 879-2106

Valdese Police Dept

Chief of Police:
Phone: 828.879.2102
Email: jmoss@ci.valdese.nc.us

Additional Information:
Address 1: 121 Faet St
City: Valdese
State: North Carolina
County: Burke County
Phone #: 828-879-2100
Fax #: 828-879-2106
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 4168
Number of Officers: 12

The Burke County Jail houses the pre-trial inmates of the Valdese Police Department. The facility is run by the Detention Division of the Burke County Sheriff’s Office. It has a holding capacity of 60 inmates. Visitation is held on weekends, from 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. The visitation schedule of an inmate is dependent on the first letter of his last name.

Saturday
Inmates with Last Name that starts with A-M

Sunday
Inmates with Last Name that starts with N-Z

Burke County Jail:
(828) 438-5481

Open Records Request in Valdese, North Carolina

The Town Clerk is responsible for the safekeeping of all official records of Valdese. Any requests for public records are processed by the Town Clerk. For more information, you can get in touch with Town Clerk Courtney Kennedy at 828.879.2117 or via email at ckennedy@valdesenc.gov.

Police Reports in Valdese, North Carolina

Copies of police reports are available at the Valdese Police Department during regular business hours, Monday through Friday from 8am to 11:30am and 1pm to 5pm. Reports can be faxed or mailed to the recipient at no charge. However, the copy itself will cost $5 each. You can get in touch with the police department at 828-879-2109 if you wish to receive your copy via fax or mail.

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