Elizabeth City is located in the north-east corner of North Carolina, and has a population or approximately18,000. The Elizabeth City Police Department has been conducting reverse stings since 2003. In the summer of 2008, the police department conducted their first large-scale reverse sting operation, resulting in 19 arrests in 5 hours. These operations are not regular, but in response to complaints form the community. The reversals usually result in 10 or more arrests. Those arrested are charged with a misdemeanor.
- Elizabeth City Police Department