Foundation Events

2023 Annual Report

We are proud of everything we accomplished in 2023!

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Passing of Sergeant Philip Dale Nix / Arrests Made

Yesterday, the Greensboro Police Department lost one of our own. 

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Fundraiser for the Family of Sergeant Philip Dale Nix

In honor of our fallen hero, the GPOA announces a memorial fundraiser for Sergeant
Nix, which is hosted by Help a Hero.

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Greensboro Police Foundation Donates Mobile Video Trailers

The Greensboro Police Foundation is proud to announce that it has donated two mobile video trailers (MVT) to the Greensboro Police Department (GPD), a gift worth $54,000.

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Greensboro Police Partners with LexisNexis Risk Solutions to Provide a Community Crime Map Tool

Greensboro Police partners with LexisNexis Risk Solutions to provide a Community Crime Map tool to the public.

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Greensboro Police Receive First Zencity Report- Survey Tool to Better Understand Community Concerns

In September of 2022, the Greensboro Police Department partnered with Zencity to launch a new public survey tool, “Blockwise”, to better understand local concerns, attitudes, and trust in their local police officers.

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Chief Thompson to Host Community Meeting Series

Chief Thompson will host a series of community meetings beginning February 20th and continuing through March 9th .

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2022 Annual Report

We are grateful that we were able to gather in person this past year. It restored a level of impact to our work that had been lost during the pandemic years.

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GPD Receives 2 Million Dollar Grant for Community-Based Violence Intervention and Prevention

The Greensboro Police Department has received the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Office of Justice Programs Community-Based Violence Intervention and Prevention Initiative (CVIPI) Grant.

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Assistant Chief John Thompson Selected as New Greensboro Police Chief

After conducting a competitive, national search and extensive interview process, Greensboro City Manager Taiwo Jaiyeoba announced Assistant Chief John Thompson will serve as the next Greensboro Police Chief. Thompson, succeeds Brian James who retired in April 2022.

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