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Welcome the Town of Clayton, North Carolina

The Town of Clayton is a "911" emergency community; for ANY police response -- DIAL 911

Clayton Law Enforcement offers many levels of service. The Clayton Police Department has 43 full-time sworn police officers managed by the Chief and 3 Captains who report directly to the Chief.  There are many different divisions of the police department who work together to provide a safe community to the citizens and visitors in Clayton.  The department works closely with local law enforcement from the Johnston County Sheriff’s Department and the numerous municipal agencies serving throughout the county.

Police protection is provided 24 hours a day / 365 days a year and is facilitated with the assistance of the Johnston County 911 Communications Center.

 The Following are Divisions of Clayton Law Enforcement:

Latest News
  • We're repairing damaged decking on the pedestrian bridge span over the Neuse River, thanks to a resident who reported the damage to us! Bicyclists, runners and walkers will not be able to cross the b...

  • NOTIFICATION OF WASTEWATER RELEASE IN JOHNSTON COUNTY General Statute 143-215.1C requires that the owner or operator of any wastewater collection or treatment works to issue a press release when a...

  • Town Council Approves 2019-2020 Budget Town Council marked Clayton's historic transition from a small to medium-sized town Monday night, with the 4-1 passage of the 2019 Fiscal Year Budget, which...

  • REGISTRATION CLOSED! Our 2019 Clayton Police Youth Summer Academy is FULL! Conducting traffic stops, going through an interactive police weapons simulation, and visiting the Johnston County jail ...

  • The Clayton Town manager presented his recommended FY 2019-2020 balanced budget at Monday’s Town Council meeting/public hearing on May 20th. Several Council members wanted more information about s...

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