Terrorism Awareness

The Gastonia Police Department is partners with state and federal agencies in the fight against terrorism to prevent, prepare, respond, and recover from terrorist events both foreign and domestic. In support of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Initiatives, the Gastonia Police Department’s Special Investigations Division participates with the NC State Bureau of Investigation Information Sharing And Analysis Center (ISAAC) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) in criminal intelligence gathering and dissemination.

The Gastonia Police Department supports DHS in the “If You See Something, Say Something” campaign where homeland security starts with hometown security. We encourage citizens to visit the linked website for further information, and to report suspicious activity to the Special Investigations Division at 704-866-6937.



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.


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