High Point Police Department

How To

How do I get a High Point Police background check?
How do I get a complete certified background check?
Public Fingerprinting
Hire an off-duty officer
Ride-A-Long
How do I get an ABC permit?
How do I get a taxi permit?
How do I claim my property, excluding vehicles?
How do I claim my vehicle?

High Point Police Background Check
To get a High Point Police background check, you will need to bring a photo ID to the police department, 1009 Leonard Ave, High Point NC,  Monday through Friday 8am-5pm, excluding holidays.  There is no charge for a High Point Police background check.

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Complete Certified Background Check
To get a complete certified background check you will need to go to the clerk of court, 505 E. Green Drive, High Point NC.  Take your photo ID and pay $25.00.  Hours are Monday through Friday 8am-5pm, excluding holidays.

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Public Fingerprinting
To get fingerprinted, go to city hall, located at 211 S. Hamilton St. High Point NC, collections division (2nd floor).  Fee is $10.00 per fingerprinting card.  Bring you receipt to the police department, 1009 Leonard Ave, High Point NC.  Fingerprinting is done Mondays 10am-11am, Tuesdays 2pm-3pm, Wednesdays 10am-11am and Thursdays 2pm-4pm.

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Hire An Off-Duty Officer
Contact our special projects coordinator, at 336-887-7819.  If no answer, leave the following information; name and number we can contact you at, date(s) and time of the event, location of the event, and the number of officers needed.

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Ride-A-Long
Please fill out the Ride-A-Long form and bring it to the police department, 1009 Leonard Ave, High Point NC.  If you have any questions, you can contact Officer Burchette at 336-887-7807 or Officer Prevost at 336-887-7824.

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ABC Permits
If you want an ABC permit, go to www.ncabc.com and click on permits, retail permits, forms, application for ABC retail permit(s).  This form explains what is needed to apply and the cost of retail permits.  This form is sent to the ABC commission in Raleigh, NC and the directions are on this link.  
The local government opinion form, the link is below the application for ABC retail permit(s), must be completed and taken to the governing body of a city or county prior to issuing a retail ABC permit.  If within the city limits of High Point, NC, take the form and a photocopy of your drivers license to the police department, 1009 Leonard Ave.  The Chief of Police or a designated official will sign this form.  If you have any questions, contact Detective Garo Nordstrom at 336-887-7873 or email him at garo.nordstrom@highpointnc.gov.

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Taxi Permit
Fill out the taxi permit application or come to the police department, 1009 Leonard Ave High Point NC to pick one up.  You will need to go to city hall, located at 211 S. Hamilton St. High Point NC, collections division (2nd floor) and pay $7.00.  Bring your receipt and notarized application and turn it in at the police department.

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Property, excluding vehicles
To obtain your property, excluding vehicles, you will need to call 336-887-7859 and make an appointment.

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  • Vehicles


You will need to come to the police department, 1009 Leonard Ave High Point NC, with a picture ID.  If you don't have a picture ID you will need to have 2 of the following:
   1.  Certified birth certificate issued by a government agency in the U.S., Puerto Rico, a U.S. territory,
        or Canada or U.S. Report of Consular Birth Abroad.
   2.  Original Social Security Card (not the metal or plastic card or laminated card or other
        reproductions)
   3.  Unexpired U.S. Military Identification, including DD-2, DD-214, Common Access Card and
        U.S. Military Dependents Card.
   4.  Valid, unexpired Passport from any nation.
   5.  Release orders from the Magistrate, showing a charge of DWI and civil revocation or their driver's
        license.

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High Point Police Dept.
1009 Leonard Avenue • High Point NC 27260 • (336) 887-7940

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