Bessemer City Police Department- Seeking Information on Breaking & Entering to Multiple Motor Vehicles

Good Afternoon, The Bessemer City Police Department is seeking information on the following Breaking and Entering to Multiple Motor Vehicles. In the early morning hours Thursday May 17, 2018 unknown person(s) broke into several unlocked vehicles on Toncin, Apple, E. Iowa and Florida streets in the City of Bessemer City.  The suspects entered unlocked vehicles by opening car doors and taking items from inside the … » Read More »

Bessemer City Police Department Reminds You To “Lock It or Lose It”

The Bessemer City Police Department reminds you to “lock it or lose it”. Locking your vehicle and keeping valuables such as GPS and mobile devices, laptops, shopping bags, money and credit cards out of sight can go a long way in deterring criminal activities. Park in well-lit areas, always roll up your car windows, and never leave your car running unattended. It only takes a … » Read More »

Remembering Our Fallen Heroes

We ask that you remember our heroes killed in the line of duty: Michael Patrick Jenkins, Police Officer (05/02/1972) & Lloyd M. Parton, Assistant Chief (06/19/1948), as we recognize National Police Week here in Bessemer City Sunday, May 13th- Saturday, May 19th, 2018. (View photos and Bessemer City National Police Week Proclamation below) (Pictured first-Michael Patrick Jenkins, second-Lloyd M. Parton) … » Read More »

Online Bill Pay Temporary Unavailable

Thursday, May 3, 2018 Due to technical issues involving a third party vendor, online bill pay will be temporarily unavailable for 4-6 business days.  Please understand the City is working to restore this service as soon as possible.  Payments can still processed the following ways: In person at 123 W. Pennsylvania Avenue (temporary location of City Hall; Click Here to read more) Placed in the drop … » Read More »

Remembering a Fallen Officer

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 Today we remember and honor one of Bessemer City’s finest, Officer Michael Jenkins.  On this day 46 years ago (Tuesday, May 2, 1972), Officer Jenkins paid the ultimate sacrifice protecting and serving the Bessemer City Community.  At only 21 years old, Officer Jenkins lost his life to gunfire involving an armed suspect. The Bessemer City Police Department and the Bessemer City … » Read More »