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Another issue we see is when people have an urgent situation and, out of habit, call our seven-digit number instead of 911. This can actually hinder our response, because the Telecommunicator does not get the information into their CAD console automatically unless the call comes in on 911.
Fingerprinting is available at the Cornelius Police Department during the following times by appointment only:
To request an appointment for Fingerprinting, please click here or by calling our department at 704-892-1363.
Due to COVID-19, tours have been temporarily suspended. In the future we will offer tours during the year for school children, civic groups, and interested citizens. We enjoy that interaction and feel our citizens learn from it as well.
In an effort to reduce the number of calls for false alarms, Ordinance Chapter 99 requires any business or residence with an alarm (monitored or unmonitored) to have a permit. Online registration is available at https://www.crywolfservices.com/corneliusnc/. For additional information on the False Alarm Reduction Program click here.
Alarm users are allowed two false alarm responses at no charge during permit year. Additional charges will be assessed as follows:False Alarms 1, 2: No charge for registered alarmsFalse Alarms 3, 4, 5: $50 per responseFalse Alarms 6, 7: $100 per responseFalse Alarms 8, 9: $250 per responseFalse Alarms 10+: $500 per responseAudible Alarm over 15 minutes: $100 per responseFailure to register: $100 per false alarm
For more information, please click here.
The Cornelius Police Department is hiring for Police Officers as well as Full Time Telecommunicators. Interested in applying? Complete an Interest Card to send your information to our Recruiter. Cornelius Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Police Officer Interest Card
Full-Time Telecommunicator Interest Card