About Us

Gastonia Police Department is the second largest urban police department in the metropolitan area. The Gastonia Police Department employs 178 police officers, and 24 civilian employees.
Gastonia has a population of about 81,000 residents. An additional 10,000-15,000 people are also here at any given time to work or shop. In addition about 50,000 cars a day travel through the city on I-85.
If you have questions call 704.866.6702 or click the links below for additional information.
Our Mission: Partnering with the community to serve, protect and unite.
Location & Contact Information:
Chief of Police: Trent Conard
Location: 200 East Long Avenue, Gastonia, NC 28052
Office Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm (Monday thru Friday)
(P.O. Box 1748 Gastonia, NC 28053-1748)
704.866.3300 (non-emergencies)
704.866.6892 (fax)
Emergencies: 911


Gastonia, N.C., just minutes west of Charlotte, is one of the area’s best places to live and work with an ideal combination of location, size and livability. Gastonia is the largest of Gaston County’s 13 municipalities and one of the largest cities in the Charlotte metropolitan area. Selected as an All-America City three times, Gastonia’s desirable quality of life is the result of its beautiful natural surroundings, friendly neighborhoods, responsive government and vibrant business environment.


✆  704-866-6701

⟟  200 East Long Avenue, Gastonia, NC 28052