Animal Control Services

Duties & Services

The Hope Mills Police Department’s Animal Services Unit's duties begin with enforcement of the Hope Mills Animal Ordinances. The team provides assistance to police officers dealing with situations involving:

  • Animals
  • Animal bite investigations
  • Dangerous animal regulations
  • Cruelty toward animals investigations
  • Impounding animals at large
  • Assisting sick or injured animals
  • Assisting police in addressing public nuisance violations such as dogs barking excessively

Additional Services

Other animal services activities include periodic foot patrols, neighborhood canvassing and education, and assisting the public with the loan of traps for the capture of domestic nuisance animals.