The Maggie Valley Police Department is a twenty-four hour, seven days a week / 365 days a year Law Enforcement Agency. The Police Department provides service to the citizens of Maggie Valley, visitors to our area and all businesses. Our Police Department currently has ten full-time Officers and one Administrative Assistant. Three of our Officers are certified Law Enforcement Instructors that teach on a regular basis through Haywood Community College. We have one certified Firearms Instructor, one certified Taser instructor, one certified First Responder Instructor, one CID certified operator and one Advanced Accident Reconstruction Officer. The majority of our Officers have either Advanced Law Enforcement certificates, or Intermediate Law Enforcement certificates.
Our Officers perform all aspects of Law Enforcement from routine patrol to homicide investigations. A Maggie Valley Officer must be able to enforce traffic laws, work accident investigations, promote crime prevention, work white collar crime, take reports, and be knowledgeable of all State and Federal laws. The Officers must be responsible for a complete investigation from the time the initial report is taken to the prosecution of the case. They also promote the DARE program for children at Jonathan Valley Elementary School.
The Maggie Valley Police Department will service all warrants within our jurisdiction and assist in the processing of ABC applications. It is the responsibility of the Maggie Valley Police Department to provide a safe area for our citizens, tourists and businesses. Maggie Valley Police Officers average three hours to make one complete routine patrol through the city limits of Maggie Valley, including satellite-annexed areas.
Police Department Monthly Report – January 2017
For more information contact the Maggie Valley Chief of Police, Russ Gilliland.