Mission Statement

The Dunn Police Department proudly serves with a mission to make the City of Dunn a safe place to live, work, and visit all while partnering with our community


Core Values 

SERVICE: Committed to serving our community

COURAGE: Protecting our community bravely

FAIRNESS: Equal and fair treatment for everyone, always

INTEGRITY: Ethical, moral, honest and aboveboard always

COMPASSION: Having a servant's heart caring for the community



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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