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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Scam Alert: JPD Phone Numbers Spoofed by Scammers Demanding Payment

Phone Scam

The Jacksonville Police Department has received a number of calls from out of state persons who have been contacted by a scammer claiming to be from a federal agency to inform the recipient that they are wanted for arrest. The scammer demands that the cal...

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Federal Trade Commission Scam Report Public Safety Popular Topics
Posted on: February 8, 2019

JFES Offers Car Seat Installation Assistance

JFES Car Seat Check

Need help installing a car seat or want someone to check your work? Jacksonville Fire and Emergency Services offers free installation and check service to Citizens throughout the year.

JFES is certified by the Office of the State Fire Marshal as a Permanen...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Jacksonville to Participate in Program to Help Improve Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety

Jacksonville Friends Biking

The NC Department of Transportation has selected Jacksonville to participate in a program that will seek to reduce bicycle and pedestrian crashes.

Several recent incidents with student pedestrians has helped to elevate the need for safety programs. City Tr...

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Learn more about the Watch for Me initiative. Public Safety Popular Topics
Posted on: May 22, 2017

Passport Services Available at City Hall and the Center for Public Safety

Passport Application Form

Passport Services

Business or vacation taking you abroad? The City of Jacksonville is certified through the US Department of State as a Passport Acceptance Facility. We offer the following services:

  • Passport forms
  • Passport photos
  • Expedited and overnight servi...
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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Tips for Making Safe Internet Purchase Exchanges

Internet Purchase Exchange Location at the Center for Public Safety

The Jacksonville Police Department reminds all to be cautious when buying or selling items on local internet and social networking exchange sites.

As a service to the community, the Center for Public Safety maintains an Internet Shopping Exchange area in t...

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