Police and Security

Crabtree Valley Mall Special Police Department

At Crabtree Valley Mall, the happiness and wellbeing of our customers comes first. We have recently upgraded our security measures to ensure your safety while on the premises, help you better navigate the mall, prevent fender benders and much more. Learn more about Crabtree Valley Special Police/Security Department below.



4325 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC 27612

Please do not use email to report a crime in progress or request immediate police service.

If you have a life-threatening emergency, please call 919-783-7438 for Police, Fire or Medical assistance. For situations that require the police, but do not require an immediate police response, please call the non-emergency number: 919-787-2506 Ext. 13.

Office of the Chief

Robert Flaherty
Chief of Police
919-787-2506 Ext. 16

David C. Porter
919-787-2506 Ext. 21


watch commander

Captain T. Holland 
919-787-2506 Ext. 25

Lt. Jim Phifer
919-787-2506 Ext. 18


919-787-2506 Ext. 13



POLICE Supervisors

Sgt. J. Cooper
919-787-2506 Ext. 13

Sgt. J. Eldridge
919-787-2506 Ext. 13


Mission Statement

The mission of Crabtree Valley Special Police/Security Department is dedicated primarily to public service and the suppression of criminal activity on the property of Crabtree Valley Mall. We are committed to maintaining positive relationship with our customers, merchants, employees and vendors so that they are satisfied. We believe in service beyond expectation, achieved through teamwork, cooperation, commitment, and a constant desire to anticipate and fulfill evolving customer needs. We will be professional in our appearance and actions at all times. Public relations are very important, and we will strive to serve the public in any way possible.

About Us

Crabtree Valley Special Police Department was established in 1991. The department employs full-time sworn police officers and full-time security officers. We perform a variety of law enforcement tasks, including criminal investigations, apprehension of criminals, emergency response, and special assignments. Crabtree Special Police/Security coordinates criminal investigations with local, state and federal agencies as needed as part of the community policing/crime prevention effort.


Crabtree Valley Special Police/Security Department maintains lost and found property for the mall. These services are located on the backside of the mall next to Panera Bread. If you have lost some property, you can stop by the Police Department or call 919-787-2506 Ext. 13 Monday through Friday from 8:00AM to 5:00PM. In the event the property is found and some type of identification is with the item, the department will notify you. We will make every effort to locate the legal owner of any property we have turned in to us.

Police & Security Jobs in Raleigh, NC

Looking for security jobs in Raleigh, NC? Crabtree Valley Special Police/Security Department welcomes inquiries from interested job applicants.

Explore the links below to get started or complete an application.  Please note: Applicants should download the application from the link listed below, complete the form, save and submit.  Do not fill out the application online.  Your changes will not be saved.  

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