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Does Sheriff's Office Animal Services provide Rabies Vaccinations?
The Durham County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Division offers a low cost one year rabies vaccination for cats and dogs 4 months of age and older.
Cost: $10.00 cash only exact change.
Normal Vaccination Hours: During our vaccination hours it is first come first serve on Tuesday, and Thursday.Morning hours are 10:00 – 12:00 and afternoon hours are 2:00 – 4:00.
Appointments:If you have four or more animals please contact our office at 919-560-0630 to set up a special appointment for all of them at one time.
Requirements:Dogs must be on a leash and cats will need to be in a carrier.You must be able to hold your animal during the vaccination.You will need to clean up after your pets inside and outside of the building.
What is the procedure for Trapping Domestic Animals?
Durham County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Division does not trap and remove wildlife and does not issue Trap Permits to trap and remove wildlife. Questions about wildlife can be directed to N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission.
A trap permit is required when trapping cats and dogs on your property.
30 Day Trap permits are issued by Durham County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Division at no cost.
You are required to bring a photo ID with current address on ID.If your current address is not on your photo ID you will need to bring proof of residency, current utility bill, or tax records.Records will not be printed up in the office.
If it is an apartment complex, management must request a trap permit in person bringing photo ID and proof of employment as management.
You cannot fill out a Trap Permit online, fax it over, or fill it out for someone else.
Wildlife must be safely removed from the trap and released on property.
Persons with a trapping permit are responsible for taking all cats and dogs trapped to the Durham County Animal Protection Society at 2117 E. Club Blvd. with their current permit.
A cat or dog trap can be requested to be set on owner’s property. Trap request application must be completed by property owner in person at the Animal Services Division Office.
You cannot fill out a Trap Request online, fax it over, or fill it out for someone else.
You must bring a photo ID to the office with current address.If your current address is not on your photo ID you will need to bring proof of residency, current utility bill, or tax records.Records will not be printed up in the office.
If it is an apartment complex, management must complete a trap application in person bringing photo ID and provide proof of employment as management to the Animal Services Division Office.
It is unlawful for any person to release a dog or cat from a trap set by Durham County Sheriff’s Office Animal Services Division.
How to Report a Crime
Discovering a Crime
If you observe a crime in progress or discover one that was committed earlier, there are several basic things you can do to assist the Police Department. If the crime is in progress, please call 911 and provide as much information as possible. Please give the location of the crime, type of crime, victim and suspect information, a suspect description if possible, and a vehicle description. Try to go to a safe place until officers arrive. If the crime was committed earlier, do not disturb anything and call the police. Give the 911 telecommunicator as much information as possible and wait for the officer to arrive.
Reporting the Crime
When the officer arrives, he or she will need certain information about the crime. The officer will ask what you observed and if there were other witnesses. The officer will need your name, address and telephone number. Try to remember as many details about the crime as possible and provide this information to the officer.
Reporting Confidential Information of a Crime
Call (919) 560-0940 or Email us at: CrimeTip@DurhamSheriff.org
All information is confidential and always remains anonymous.
What is the pay for Detention Officer?
Starting salary for a Detention Officer is $ 32,760.00. After the applicant has completed a BDOT and their probationary status, their pay is $ 34,000.00.
What is the pay for Deputy Sheriff?
Starting salary for a Deputy Sheriff is $ 32,760.00. After the applicant has completed a BLET, Field Training and their probationary status their pay is $ 36,000.00.
How to Submit an Anonymous Tip.
The following contact information is to be used for submitting crime tips ONLY. The crime tip phone number and e-mail account are not monitored 24/7 and you may not receive a response. All crime tips given to the Sheriff's Office remain confidential and anonymous.
If you wish to leave a crime tip via telephone, please call 919-560-7151
If you wish to submit a crime tip via e-mail, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
For general Sheriff's Office inquiries, please call 919-560-0897 or e-mail email@example.com
To report a crime in progress call (919) 560-0900 or if it is an EMERGENCY call 911