JONESVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT / ADDITIONAL INFO
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The 24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 866-275-9552
The Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255
If you think you have been a victim of a scam or if you want tips on how to help you identify a scam, call the NC Attorney General’s consumer hotline 1-877-5-NO-SCAM or file a consumer complaint online.
All Weapon Permits are handled through the Sheriff’s office.
Having a firearm within a home in North Carolina comes with responsibilities for the gun owner, especially if there are children in the home. Ensuring that all family members understand how the gun should and should not be used is vital in making sure no accidents occur. Free gun locks are available at the Jonesville Police Department.
Computers are wonderful learning tools, but they can also expose children to dangers like unwanted content and inappropriate contact from adults through the Internet.
Social Media Use Caution – NC Department of Public Safety click here
Protecting Kids on the Internet – NC Department of Justice click here
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School Bus Safety
When to Stop for a School Bus click here
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Road Safety: For Adults & Teens
In motor vehicle crashes, the 3 biggest causes of fatalities on the road are alcohol, speeding and distracted driving. Drive responsibly!
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Teen Driving – NHTSA click here
How aging can affect your driving – NHTSA click here
Safety Tips click here
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Child Safety Seat
According to the North Carolina Child Passenger Safety (CPS) law, children are required to be in a booster seat or some other type of child passenger restraint system until they reach eight years of age or 80 pounds, whichever comes first. Most drivers comply by using belt positioning booster seats, but other child restraints with harnesses rated for use over 40 pounds are legal to use as well.
Child Passenger Safety – NC Department of Transportation click here
Car seats & Booster Seats – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration click here
Keeping Kids Safe – NHTSA click here
Seatbelts – Safe Kids click here
Car seat recall & how to wear a seatbelt correctly – Buckle up NC click here
If you need to report a possible case of abuse, neglect or domestic violence please contact one of the following entities:
Jonesville Police Department: 24HR 336-835-2855 Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm: 336-835-5020
Yadkin County Child Protective Services: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm: (336) 849-7910 and ask to speak with CPS Intake.
After 5pm or on weekends: Yadkin County Sheriff’s Department: (336) 849-7811 and ask to speak with the CPS Social Worker on call.
Abuse & Neglect
While most of us want nothing but the best for our children, child abuse and neglect are too common. While the words “abuse” and “neglect” are often used interchangeably, each type of maltreatment is distinct. Abuse is the intentional maltreatment of a child and can be physical, sexual, or emotional in nature. Neglect, on the other hand, is the failure to give children the necessary care they need. The emotional scars of both types of maltreatment are often deep and no child deserves to be maltreated.
Child Protective Services – Yadkin County click here
Abuse, Neglect & Dependency – NC judicial Branch click here
About child abuse & neglect – NC Department of Health & Human Services click here
Reporting Child Abuse click here
Sexual Assault click here
Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a systematic pattern of power and control perpetrated by one intimate partner against another. It includes physical violence, sexual violence, psychological violence, and emotional abuse. The frequency and severity of domestic violence can vary dramatically; however, the one constant component of domestic violence is one partner’s consistent efforts to maintain power and control over the other.
Yadkin Valley Economic Development District, Inc. (YVEDDI)
Administrative Line: (336) 849-4070 // Crisis Line: (336) 679-2072 // www.yveddi.com
The Mental Health and Substance Abuse section offers addiction and substance abuse services, mental health services and information about treatment centers.
NC Department of Health & Human Services click here
Substance Use – NCDHHS click here
Opioid Crisis -NCDOJ click here
Drug-Involved overdose Deaths click here
Substance Use Treatment Centers click here
Drug Abuse Support Groups click here
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Daymark Recovery click here
Division On Addictions click here
1. The holiday season is a time when busy people become careless and vulnerable to theft and other holiday crime. Here are a few tips to help you stay safe.
2. Shopping with a friend or family member can lessen your chance of being attacked.
3. Plan your shopping trip carefully. Know where you are going and what routes you will take to get there.
4. Do not leave valuable items out in the open.
5. Always lock all your doors
6. Be aware of your surroundings and walk to your car with your keys out.
7. Park in well-lit areas and always lock your car.
8. Condense your packages to make it create the illusion that you did not purchase as much.
9. Avoid carrying large handbags. Carry only what is necessary. Carry your purse close to your body.
10. Keep wallets in front pockets or inside coat.
11. Do not return to your vehicle if you see people loitering nearby
12. Carry a whistle or other audible device. If you feel threatened, use it. If you’re inside your vehicle, lock your doors and honk your horn to attract attention.
13. Check underneath, in front and in back of your car as you approach it.
14. Check underneath, in front and in back of your car as you approach it.
15. Update or create a home inventory of all your valuables, in the event the items are stolen.
Halloween Safety Tips – Safe Kids click here
For Emergencies Dial 911
Address: 1503 NC Hwy 67, Jonesville NC 28642
Office Number: (336) 835-5020
24HR Number: (336) 835-2855
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