Posted on: March 22, 2017

Spring Safe Driving Tips from the CPD Traffic Safety Team

Spring Safe Driving collage

While winter is arguably the most dangerous time for motorists to be traveling, other seasons are not without their dangers.The spring season will show an increase in motorcycles and bicycles as well as different road hazards. The winter season typically ...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

CPD Citizens Academy - Spring 2017

Citizens Academy 4

Cornelius Police Department Citizens Academy Spring Class will be held April 3 - June 26, with classes on Monday evenings from 6pm to 9pm. There is one Saturday session.

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Corporal W.L Cook retires from the Cornelius Police Department

Mayor Travis and Corporal Cook

During the Cornelius Board of Commissioners Meeting on Monday, March 6, Corporal Cook was recognized for his years of service by Chief Hoyle and received his service weapon from Mayor Travis.Corporal Cook served as a Security Police Officer in the United ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Cornelius Police welcomes new K9

Cpl Queen and K9 Lex

Corporal Queen and K9 Lex recently completed a two week training course in Alabama. This training included building and vehicle searches, detection of illegal substances, article search, tracking and suspect apprehension.CPD is excited to welcome K9 Lex t...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Cornelius Police Warn of Phone Scam Targeting Seniors


The Cornelius Police Department has recently received numerous reports of phone scams targeting senior citizens in the area.  This is a common issue across the country with victims losing millions of dollars to fraudulent international lottery sc...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

Jetton Road Speed Limit changed to 35mph

Speed limit sign

Effective, Monday February 13, 2017, the speed limit along the Jetton Road corridor is now 35 miles per hour. The Town of Cornelius has installed new speed limit signs to reflect this change. 

Posted on: January 17, 2017

Now Hiring!

Cornelius Police

The Cornelius Police Department is now hiring for Police Officer positions.

For more information, see the Job Postings link under Town Services.