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Surrounded by family, two past police chiefs, fellow officers, friends, community members and colleagues from the Town of Clayton, R.W. Bridges proudly said goodbye to a 19-year career that saw him excel through the ranks from patrol officer to Clayton Police Chief.

"I’m going to... Read More


Need to get rid of some household chemicals, old batteries or leftover medicine?

Drop them off at the Johnston County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, scheduled for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 29 at the Johnston County Livestock Arena. That’s located at 520 County Home Road, next ... Read More


THE HOUSE at 534 W. Main Street
Main Street will be CLOSED from Robertson to Moore streets
7 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

On Saturday, May 6, 2017, the Clayton Fire Department is conducting a live burn training eve... Read More


Sign up now for our FREE Clayton Police Youth Summer Academy!

Conducting traffic stops, going through an interactive police weapons simulator, and visiting the Johnston County jail - those are just some of the activities Town of Clayton teenagers can experience in our annual week-long summer aca... Read More


SUNDAY 9 AM UPDATE: The search has been called off - after the missing kayaker was located at work in Youngsville, Franklin County, this morning. 

When Youngsville Police were able to talk to the man this morning, the man said he did not realize there had been a large search for him. He reported... Read More


We hope you will join us Monday, April 3 for the Clayton Town Council meeting beginning 6:30 p.m. at The Clayton Center, 111 East Second Street in Downtown Clayton.

You can view the full agenda packet online here, or click here to download a PDF copy. Here are the highlights:

Donation o... Read More


When we think of police work, the mind immediately goes to law enforcement.

The speeding ticket, the drug bust, the robbery investigation.

But as first responders to all kinds of emergencies, a police officer who knows how to think outside the law book may be the difference between life and death for ... Read More


North O'Neil Street will be CLOSED between Main and First streets Wednesday, March 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. ?in Downtown Clayton while our electric department connects power to The Paper Co. Project.

Northbound traffic on O'Neil will be forced to turn left, and may continue north on Fayettevi... Read More


UPDATE, March 2, 2017:

16-year-old Nashiem Kahil Attoh has been located safe and sound in Maryland and has been turned back over to his Clayton family. He was with extended family. He was reported missing about 3 weeks ago.

The Clayton Police Department would like to sincerely thank the public, all Tr... Read More


Clayton already ranks as one of the safest towns in North Carolina, but what if you could make your street and neighborhood even safer?

What if one of our dedicated officers could easily walk you through one of the most  effective and least costly answers to crime?

We can.  For fre... Read More

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