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Message from the Chief

The men and women of the Oak Island Police Department are committed to protecting the citizens and visitors of Oak Island and preventing crime through a partnership with the community. The Department is dedicated to providing police service at the most professional level. We practice community-based policing and strive to build a strong relationship with the citizens we serve.

Crime Prevention


The use of Fireworks in Oak Island is illegal.

Click the FAQ link here or in the box on the left to find out more. 

Report It? Safe. Secure. Free.

ReportIt is a free service that lets you securely store serial numbers, item descriptions, pictures, and scans of receipts so that your items may be more easily identified in the event of theft or loss due to disaster. Create your own secure id and password in order to access your inventory anywhere you have internet access. Read more at                

Are you victim of Identity Theft?  What do you do next?

The Federal Trade Commission has improved its website outlining what steps you need to take to protect yourself and fix your credit.


Criminals Host Fake Government Services Web Sites to Acquire Personally Identifiable Information and to Collect Fraudulent Fees

     For more information scams and frauds click here:


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