Telephone Response Unit

When to call the Telephone Response Unit for Police assistance:

The Wilson Police Department has a Telephone Response System dedicated to taking reports by telephone.  You will receive the same level of service as you would if a patrol officer had responded to you. To contact someone who will take your report, please call 252.399.2323.  A TRU officer is available daily from 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.


  • Gas Drive Offs
  • Missing Person (Adult / Juvenile)
  • Vandalism / Damage to Property
  • Animal Call Complaints
  • Larcenies that occurred earlier
  • Harassing / Annoying Phone Calls
  • Unauthorized Use / Theft / Break-in Damage to a Vehicle that occurred earlier
  • Additions to Reports made earlier
  • Fraud / Embezzlement / Forgeries that occurred earlier
  • B&E to coin operated machines
  • Suspicious activity that does not require immediate police response
  • Communicating Threats and the suspect is no longer on scene