Police Department
Navigating Our Site:

Command Staff, Communications & Records Division and Office of Professional Standards

Patrol & Enforcement Divisions, Criminal Investigations, Narcotics Division, Community Oriented Policing

Services and Programs
Information on additional services and programs supported by SPD including Domestic Violence Task Force, Police Tip Line, Citizens' Academy, Community/Neighborhood Watch, Internships, Specialized Community Response, etc. 


Welcome to the Statesville Police Department's Home Page. We are proud to present the citizens of Statesville and other Internet users with information about our department and the services that we provide. We have also included links to other law enforcement related sites at the local, state, and federal level.

We are pleased to add one more way of communicating with the public, as well as a way for you to obtain information from the Statesville Police Department. We look forward to your questions, ideas, and suggestions.

You can contact us at spd@statesvillenc.net or by other means listed within this site.

Mission Statement

The members of the Statesville Police Department conscientiously strive to be responsive to the needs of the community; knowing that we exist not to serve ourselves, but to serve and protect others. We will work with professionalism, integrity and fairness with the members of our community in a collaborative effort to ensure that Statesville is a city in which people can live, work, and recreate in a safe environment. Statesville is an All-America City. 

Department Information

Our department is located at 330 S. Tradd Street, one block from the U.S. 21 and N.C. 115 intersection. Statesville is located in the Western Piedmont area of the state near the center of Iredell County. Two major interstates, I-40 and I-77, intersect within the city limits as do three U.S. highways. Two large metropolitan areas are located within 40 miles, Charlotte to the south and Winston Salem to the east.

Statesville's 81 sworn officers, 9 reserve officers, and 18 civilians serve approximately 26,000 residents within an area of 24.9 square miles. The department is made up of four patrol squads including four K-9's, four Traffic Units, Criminal Investigations, Community Impact, Professional Standards, Records, Communications, and Administration. Specialty areas include Narcotics, Community Oriented Policing officers (COPS), Police Negotiation Team, and Special Response Team (SRT).

Our officers are under the authority of the Statesville City Council and City Manager with certain aspects subject to the approval of the Statesville Civil Service Board.

Statesville Police Department


Fax: 704.872.2566

Emergency 911

SPD Headquarters

330 S. Tradd St.

Statesville, NC 28677



Chief of Police

David Addison

email Chief Addison 

Recruitment & Training

Office of Professional Standards


Rodney Burleson

email Rodney

Captain Tom Souther

email Cpt Souther