Community Outreach Programs
|Coffee with a Cop|
This program offers an opportunity to meet with local officers one day a month to discuss community issues, concerns or simply to get to know our officers that serve you. Please join E-watch for dates, times and location.
Officers are supplied with stuffed animals that are stored in patrol vehicles and given to children that officers encounter in stressful and/or traumatic situations.
Surf City Police Department contact citizens that enroll in the program to check on his/her welfare. Primarily aimed at elderly and/or disabled population.
|Cottage Watch Program|
The Surf City Police Department offers citizens to sign up for a Cottage Watch Program when citizens are away from his/her home officers will check on the residence to ensure it is secure.
|Project Blue Light|
The Surf City Police Department gives out free battery operated blue lighted candles that are encouraged to be displayed in citizen’s homes to remember police officers that have given the ultimate sacrifice, died in the line of duty. This takes place starting in November during the holiday season.
|Ride Along Program|
Community members can sign up and after signing a liability waiver, ride with a Surf City Police Officer. Restrictions do apply and any persons interested are encouraged to contact the department for details.
|Child Passenger Safety|
The Surf City Police Department has a certified child safety seat technician that offers free installations and inspections of child safety seats. Contact the department to schedule an appointment.
|Operation Medicine Drop|
The Surf City Police Department joins the North Carolina Department of Insurance, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, and SafeKids North Carolina to sponsor a twice-a-year pill take-back events called Operation Medicine Drop. This event provides a site to safely and legally dispose of unused and outdated prescription medicine.
Note: This event is held in March annually.
Daily rental at no fee for the handicapped or elderly. Please call for availability.