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Orange County Sheriff’s Office 

Address: 106 E. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough, NC 27278


                Office Hours Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm.

Extended hours on Wednesday 8am to 7pm.

Telephone: (919) 245-2900

Detention Center: (919) 245-2940

Fax: (919) 732-6403


Chapel Hill Police Department

Address: 828 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Hours: Monday – Friday | 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Telephone: 919-968-2760

Fax: 919-968-2846


Carrboro Police Department

Address: 100 N. Greensboro St., Carrboro, NC 27510

Hours: Monday – Friday | 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 919-918-7397

Fax: 919-942-4473


Hillsborough Police Department

Address: 127 N. Churton St., Hillsborough, NC 27278

Hours: Monday – Friday | 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Telephone: 919-296-9500

Fax: 919-732-2187


UNC Police Department


Public Safety Building

285 Manning Drive

Campus Box #1600

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 919-962-8100 

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1. What types of programs are available through the CJRD?
2. What do I do if someone I know has been arrested and incarcerated?
3. What if I need help with court transportation?
4. How do I contact a law enforcement agency?
5. Can I find a court calendar online?
6. How do I find Orange County Court Contacts?
7. What if I am not able to make it to court?
8. What if I missed court?
9. How do I sign up for the court date reminders?
10. How do I find out who has been appointed to represent me?
11. What if I don’t have a lawyer?
12. Is there a place I can get help with bail?
13. What if I have court costs, fees, and/or fines that I am not able to pay?
14. Is there help for outstanding criminal justice or DMV debt?
15. What if I am interested in harm reduction materials such as Naloxone and Fentanyl strips, where can I get them?
16. How do I get help with a Domestic Violence Protection Order?
17. What are some Crisis Services in Orange County?