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Criminal Investigatons Division

Cherryville Police Department

Mission Statement

The mission of the Cherryville Police Department shall be to provide a safe environment in which residents and visitors can live and work. This mission shall be accomplished by the prompt but fair enforcement of state laws.

The employees of the Cherryville Police Department strive to be the "best that they can be" and serve the citizens of Cherryville to the best of their abilities.


The Cherryville Police Department is a full-service department offering protection for the citizens of Cherryville. Our department is made up of the following divisions:

Administrative Division

Administrative Division

The Administrative Division consists of the administrative staff of the department and is responsible for the overall supervision of staff, preparation and administration of the departmental budget, maintaining training and related records, and other related duties.

Accident Reports

As part of our ongoing effort to improve efficiency, accident reports can now be obtained online by visiting

Please allow 5-10 days for these reports to become available. A report number, last name and date will all be required to access the report and the price will remain at $2. The option to pick up reports in person at the Police Department will still be available once our lobby reopens; however, we will no longer be sending them via email. 

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or concerns at 704-435-1717.

Operation Medicine Drop

Put medicines you no longer need in a drug disposal box to prevent them from being stolen from your home and to keep our waterways safe by not flushing them in the commode. 

Items Accepted:

  • Prescription medications    

  • All over-the-counter medications

  • Pet medications    

  • Vitamins and Supplements   

  • Medicated ointments, lotions, creams and oils     

  • Liquid medication in leak proof containers     

  • Homeopathic remedies      

  • Suppositories     


Items Not Accepted:

  • Thermometers

  • Needles and Syringes

  • Bloody or infectious waste and IV Bags

  • Personal care products

  • Hydrogen Peroxide

  • Aerosol Cans

  • Full inhalers


Other locations: Belmont Police Department, CVS Pharmacy Belmont, Dallas Police Department, Gaston County Police Department, Gaston County Sheriff's Office, Gastonia Police Department, Mount Holly Police Department, Stanley Police Department, Walgreens Pharmacy Belmont. For more information call 704-866-3320.

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Brian Doolittle
704 E. Church Street
Cherryville, NC 28021

Phone: (704) 435-1717
Fax: (704) 435-1716

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Kim Lancaster
Administrative Assistant
704 E. Church Street
Cherryville, NC 28021

Phone: (704) 435-1717
Fax: (704) 435-1716


Police Chief
Brandon Hunsucker
Phone: 704-435-1717
Fax 704-435-1716 

Golf Cart Registration

Cherryville Police Department will conduct registration and inspections at an appointed time and date for a fee of $25, which must be renewed annually. Proof of liability insurance is required at the time of registration.

An inspection sticker will be issued and must be affixed to the left front windshield of the golf cart. Inspection stickers will be registered to the serial number on the golf cart. Failure to have a golf cart inspected will result in fines and penalties.

Operators must be 16 years of age and possess a valid driver's license. Golf carts may be operated on city streets with speed limits of 35 mph or less. Golf carts are permitted to cross HWY 150 and HWY 274 at a traffic light.

A complete copy of all rules and regulations will be provided upon arrival. Please review the full golf cart policy attached below.

Golf Cart Policy

This is for electric and gas golf carts only, any other low speed vehicles (LSVs) will need to be registered through North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles and tagged appropriately. For more information, click here

Criminal Investigations Division

This division is responsible for investigating all major crimes and works closely with the Patrol Division on all cases.

Patrol Division

Patrol Division

This division is responsible for general crime prevention and traffic enforcement activities.

Communications Division

Communications Division

This division is responsible for handling 911 emergency calls and other calls for service and dispatching officers 24 hours a day. Communications also dispatches calls for Public Works and Utilities after normal business hours.

Reserve Officers

Reserve Officers

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