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The City of Dunn is currently staffed by 41 sworn police officers and 12 civilian employees.

The city encompasses an area of five square miles with a population of 10,000.

The city is located between New York and Florida at exit 73 on I-95.

The Police Department Investigates Motor Vehicle Accidents, Investigates and Prosecutes all Crimes,

Enforcement of Drug and Alcohol Laws, Enforcement of Juvenile Laws, Crime Prevention Programs, Juvenile

Delinquency Programs, Enforcement of all Animal laws and assists the public in various community functions.

The Uniformed Patrol Division currently operates with four squads of 12-hour shifts.

Average work schedule is 168 hours in a 28 day cycle. Operations include Administration, Patrol Division, Criminal Investigations Division, Police Athletic/Activities League and Animal Control division.

 
 

More About Dunn

Dunn was originally called "Lucknow" and was renamed in 1873

The city of Dunn was incorporated on February 12, 1887, at which time it was a logging town and a turpentine distilling center. The name honors Bennett Dunn, who supervised the construction of the railway line between Wilson and Fayetteville.

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