|Elkin Police Department will utilize this section to alert our citizens of current criminal trends in an effort to prevent them from becoming victims. We encourage you to visit this area often.|
Elkin Police Department is investigating numerous incidents of merchandise purchased with counterfeit $20 dollar bills. We encourage merchants to utilize the security features in US currency to prevent the passing of counterfeit bills. Please refer to the US Secret Service Website for more detailed information on security features. If anyone has information regarding any of these crimes please report to:
or by calling 336-258-8912.
Credit Card Scam
Elkin Police Department is investigating incidents of credit card scams on local elderly citizens. The scam involves a call by phone to the citizen where a "Green Credit Card" is offered. The caller has also ask the elderly citizen to meet them at a local business to receive a check for a large some of money. Please pass this information to family and friends to prevent anyone from becoming a victim to this scam. If anyone has information regarding any of these crimes please report to:
There is no greater mission of the Elkin Police Department than the safety of our children.
Victim and Witness Notification
US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Homeland Security have added a program that allows eligible victims and witnesses to obtain reliable and timely information regarding a criminal aliens release from custody.
Victims and witnesses are required to register in order to receive notification.
For more information on this program click HERE.
Captain Josh Tulbert