Profile: Tru Pettigrew and Building Bridges

Cary, NC – At a time when tensions between police departments and communities of color are prominent in the news, local programs have been working to bridge any divides between these two groups in Cary. Many of these programs were started because of one man who went to the police station because he was afraid of his son’s future. Read more

Samaritan’s Corner: Colors Of The Destiny Puzzle

Cary, NC – Welcome to Samaritan’s Corner! Let’s Talk!

One is from New Jersey, one is from North Carolina. One owns a barbershop, the other one is the Chief of Police in the town where the barbershop is located. One has had some not-so-good experiences with Police Officers, the other one prides himself on recruiting only the best “PEOPLE” to become Police Officers. One had “ZERO” trust for the badge, the other one wants to desegregate the badge. They may sound like oil and water to most, but they’ve become the beginning two pieces of the puzzle that has taken the hearts of grown men, of many races, from battling to brotherhood. Read more

Samaritan’s Corner: The Jolly Blue Giant

Cary, NC – Anger, frustration, some resentment, zero patience and a whole lot to say!! These are all of the ingredients I put into my little “attitude bowl” before I made my way down to the Cary Police Department almost two years ago. Read more


Details of Cary Police Shooting of Burglary Suspect

Cary, NC – Early morning on Sunday, May 28, 2017, Cary police responded to a 911 call of a burglary, eventually leading to the shooting and death of a suspect by a Cary police officer. Read more

Cary Police Deputize Young Resident At His Funeral

Cary, NC – This past Thursday, April 20, 2017, Cary Police deputized and attended the funeral of a West Cary boy who was drawn to the police. Read more


Cary’s Police Chief Retires After 29 Years


Editor’s Note: CaryCitizen received this information from a Town of Cary press release.

Cary, NC — Patricia Bazemore, Cary’s Police Chief, is hanging up her Town of Cary badge on July 31, 2015 after serving the Cary community for 29 years. Read more


Saturday: Cary Invasion vs Cary Police


Cary, NC — This Saturday night, the Cary Invasion takes on the Cary Police in their annual charity basketball game at Herb Young Community Center. Read more