Public Safety

Adequate public safety is essential to ensuring that Chatham County’s communities enjoy a high quality of life. The Chatham County Sheriff’s Department, Pittsboro Police Department, and Siler City Police Department are dedicated to providing professional law enforcement and community monitoring services to all of Chatham County’s residents. For more information about the protection and prevention services that each department is responsible for providing, please contact the departments directly. In the event of an emergency, please contact 911.

Chatham County Sheriff’s Department
PO Box 429
295 West Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312
919-542-2811

Pittsboro Police Department
PO Box 759
635 East Street
919-542-3200

Siler City Police Department

PO Box 769
312 North Chatham Avenue
Siler City, NC 27344
919-742-5626

Chatham County Fire Prevention

Twelve fire stations serve Pittsboro, Siler City, Goldston, and Chatham County’s unincorporated municipalities. The Chatham County Fire Marshal, Pittsboro Fire Department, and Siler City Fire Department work with a combination of full-time and volunteer fire fighters to protect Chatham County residents and business owners from unnecessary personal and property loss. In addition, the Chatham County Fire Marshall provides fire prevention education, commercial and industrial fire inspections, enforcement of fire safety codes, special fire permits, and fire-related investigation services. For more information about the nearest fire station, please consult the Chatham County Fire Marshal or one of the stations below.

North Chatham Station 1
45 Morris Rd
Pittsboro, NC 27312
(919) 542-3380
North Chatham Station 2
1442 Farrington Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
(919) 933-9068
North Chatham Station 3
3816 Manns Chapel Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(919) 933-9067
North Chatham Station 4
4055 Chicken Bridge Rd
Pittsboro, NC 27312
(919) 933-9071
Bennett Station 5
55 East Raleigh St
Bennett, NC 27208
(336) 581-3333
Bonlee Station 6
185 Bonlee-Bennett Rd
Bonlee, NC 27213
(919) 837-5016
Silk Hope Station 7
8110 Silk Hope Gum Springs Rd
Siler City, NC 27344
(919) 742-5874
Moncure Station 8
1318 Old US Hwy 1
Moncure, NC 27559
(919) 542-4191
Siler City Station 9
310 N Chatham Ave
Siler City, NC 27344
(919) 742-4424
Pittsboro Station 10
80 East Street
Pittsboro, NC 27312
919-542-8259
Goldston Station 11
486 S Church St
Goldston, NC 27252
(919) 898-2225
Pittsboro Station 12
150 Sanford Rd
Pittsboro, NC 27312
(919) 542-4101

Emergency Operations

Chatham County Emergency Operations plans and coordinates all emergency preparation, response, relief, and recovery efforts between citizens and government agencies. This department offers the following services:

  • Prepare for and manage response and recovery for various types of disasters and emergencies (ice storms, hurricanes, chemical spills, etc.)
  • Operate the 9-1-1 Communications Center;
  • Manage the CodeRED emergency alert system to notify residents of disasters or emergencies affecting their communities;
  • Manage 9-1-1 addressing and road naming
  • Provide road name signs for all state roads and private roads off of a state road
  • Manage emergency medical services, provided to the county through a contract agency.

Chatham County Emergency Operations Department
PO Box 613
297 West Street
Pittsboro, NC
919-542-2811, ext. 6

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