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Public Safety

Oakboro Police Department

Oakboro’s Chief of Police            
T.J. Smith 

Phone: 704-485-4214
(For non-emergency related inquiries or concerns contact the Police department at                                        





Oakboro’s Captain            
C.E. Richards 


Please take a moment to browse this page to become familiar with our agency and the services that we provide. As always, my door is always open to you for any need that you may have. Please let me know about your concerns and ways that we may improve our service. It is my honor to serve you and this great community.

With Warmest Regards,
TJ Smith

Full Time Officers

T.J. Smith, Chief
Craig Richards, Captain

Jason Eschert, Patrolman
Bryce Kaus, Patrolman
Jeff Crisco, Patrolman
Jacob Smith, Patrolman
David Daigle, Patrolman
Ben Lummus, Patrolman

Part Time Officers

Carey Money, Part-Time Patrol Officer
Jerry Wallace, Part-Time Patrol Officer

Police Forms

Police Department Services

  • Business Checks
  • Home Checks
  • Free Gun Locks
  • Child Safety & ID Programs
  • Drug Education Programs
  • Cults & Ritualistic Crimes Program
  • Booze It & Loose It Program
  • Hot Mail & Hot Fax Crime Alerts
  • Senior Safety Programs
  • Safety Tips
  • Personal Safety
  • Vacation Safety
  • Home Safety
  • Solicitation Tips

Vision Statement

The vision of the Oakboro Police Department is to be recognized by the people we serve as a professional organization dedicated to customer service and committed to improving the quality of life in our community.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Oakboro Police Department is to provide responsive, accountable and professional law enforcement services, equally, fairly, and impartially, and to reduce crime, and the fear of crime, by joining in partnership with our community through open communication to improve the quality of life for each and every citizen.

Fire Department: Located at 320 College Street

Oakboro Fire & Rescue serves and protects the citizens of Oakboro and Red Cross. Oakboro City Volunteer Fire Department was established in 1938 and Oakboro Rural Volunteer Fire Department was established in 1958. They merged together in 1997 to become Oakboro Fire & Rescue. Connect with Oakboro Fire & Rescue on Facebook.