The Winston-Salem Police Foundation is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), independent organization dedicated to enhancing the capacity of the Winston-Salem police to be more effective in improving public safety. Working closely with the Chief of Police, we assist in carrying out a strategic program agenda by generating the financial resources to provide necessary tools, training, technology, equipment and community outreach initiatives that might otherwise go unfunded through traditional funding sources.

Community Impact

The video above produced by Venture Cafe features WSPD Chief Thompson discussing the critical role of community building and positive engagement with our youth.  Operation Sweet Reads is a vital tool to help carry out that mission.

News & Events

2019 Forsyth County Law Enforcement Memorial Week

2019 Forsyth County Law Enforcement Memorial Week

Several events have taken place in Forsyth County this week to remember those officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice.  The 2019 Forsyth County Law Enforcement Memorial Week got underway Monday, May 6, 2019 with a Rededication Ceremony at the WSPD Public Safety...

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Donations by check should be made out and mailed to: WS Police Foundation, PO Box 24011, Winston-Salem, NC 27114