The Wendell Police Department is committed to the preservation of public safety and peaceful order in our community. It is with pride that we build public trust and partner with the community to protect persons and property, maintain order, and promote traffic safety. We strive to develop partnerships to address neighborhood concerns, prevent crime and protect persons and property while respecting the rights of all.
The public works department provides for a safe, clean, and healthy environment within the Town. The department services include maintenance of public space, storm water requirements, street and right of way services, and construction oversight. Public works is responsible for responding to citizen inquiries relating to the various services of the department and sets standards for street and sidewalk maintenance and repair, right of way and storm water maintenance, and the repair and replacement of signage along local streets.
The Wendell Fire Department, although not a department of the Town, is funded in part by the Wake County Fire Tax paid by Wendell residents. The Fire Department answers fire, rescue, and medical emergency calls in the Town of Wendell and the surrounding areas. The department has three stations, which are staffed 24 hours a day.
Eastern Wake EMS is contracted by Wake County to provide 911 emergency services to Eastern Wake communities at the paramedic level. The staff are dedicated trained professionals that provide high quality patient care to the citizens of Wake County.
The Town of Wendell contracts with Waste Industries to dispose of solid waste and yard waste inside the corporate limits of Wendell. The solid waste fee is posted on the City of Raleigh utility statement. Residents living inside of the corporate limits of Wendell who need collection services or to report missed trash pick ups call Waste Industries at (919) 534-3701. For residents located outside the corporate limits, please contact Waste Industries, located at 3741 Conquest Drive, Garner NC (919) 662-7100, or at www.wasteindustries.com