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FAQ's


How Do I Contact the Police?

The Landis Police Department provides 24/7 police protection the citizens of Landis 365 days per year. To provide you with the best service possible, please call 911 if you want to report a crime or if you need an officer to respond to your location.

 

The administrative office is only open on weekdays from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. If you need a copy of a report, you must pick it up during office hours. Voicemail is not regularly checked during non-office hours.

 

Contact Numbers
Emergency / Dispatch - 911

Non-emergency Dispatch - (704)-216-8500
Administrative Office Phone - (704)-857-2129
Fax - (704)-857-3512
Email / general correspondence: inbox@landispolice.com

 

Patch requests
patch@landispolice.com


Mailing Address

P.O. Box 165
Landis, NC 28088

Physical Address

We are located at 136 North Central Avenue, at the corner of N. Central Ave and E. Garden St in the old city hall building.



How Do I Get a Police Report?

Incident and Accident reports can be picked up during office hours (weekdays 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM) at the police department. There is a fee of $2.00 per report. Generally, reports will be ready after 12:00 on the next business day after the incident.

We can also mail, e-mail, or fax reports at your request.

Please call the office with questions, that number is 704-857-2129.



How Do I Get a Gun Permit?

In North Carolina, municipal police departments do not have the authority to issue permits to purchase firearms or carry them concealed. This responsibility is delegated to the Sheriff of the county in which you reside.

Residents of Landis seeking to obtain a permit should contact the Rowan County Sheriff's Office.

The North Carolina Justice Academy offers a guide to North Carolina Firearms Laws.



How Do I Register my Alarm?

The Town of Landis Alarm Ordinance requires all alarms, commercial and residential, which are monitored by an alarm company to be registered with the police department. When an alarm is registered you will receive a numbered permit from the police department. This permit must be displayed on or near the front entrance.

The fees for alarm permits are:

  • New Installations - $25.00 for first year

  • Systems installed prior to July 1,2008 - $5.00

  • Renewals - $5.00 per year

     

Permits expire at the end of the calendar year.

Please fill out the Property Information portion of the Alarm Registration Form and bring or mail it to the Landis Police Department along with the appropriate fee to obtain your permit.



How Do I Pay a Citation?

North Carolina Uniform Citations
Depending upon what you have been charged with, you may have the option to pay a citation before the scheduled court date in lieu of appearing in court. For a list of waivable offenses, fines, and court costs please refer to the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts.

 

Citations issued for waivable offenses may be paid online through the NC AOC's ePay site PayNCTicket.org.


Questions regarding payment of Uniform Citations should be directed to the Rowan Clerk of Superior Court at (704)-797-3015. Their mailing address is:

PO Box 4599
Salisbury, NC 28145-4599


Town of Landis Civil Citations
Civil citations, such as noise ordinance and alarm ordinance violations, must be paid at the Landis Town Hall within the time specified on the face of the citation.  If paid promptly, civil citations are monetary fines only and will not appear on your criminal record, drivers license, or insurance.  The only types of payments accepted are cash, cashiers check, or money order.


If civil citations are not paid in the time allotted, a criminal summons will be issued against the defendant. This summons will require the defendant to appear in Rowan County District Court.  Once a criminal summons is issued, the charge will appear in your criminal record with the NC Administrative Office of the Courts and may appear on your drivers license and/or insurance depending upon the offense for which you were cited.  Upon conviction, the defendant will also be responsible for the payment of all applicable court costs.