Employment Opportunities

The Newport Police Department is currently accepting applications for full-time police officer and part-time police officer positions.


The Newport Police Department embraces the concept of community policing, while providing police services to include traffic and criminal law enforcement, emergency response, criminal investigations, and special events.  The Department serves a community of approximately 4,800 residents and is conveniently located between Morehead City on the Crystal Coast and the City of Havelock, home to Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point.


Applicants with previous law enforcement experience, advanced education, or advanced training in criminal justice or related field experience preferred.  Applicants must pass a comprehensive background investigation, must possess a NC driver's license at the time of appointment, and meet the minimum standards required for certification as a criminal justice officer as oulined by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education & Standards Commission.


For consideration, interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, employment application, personal history statement (NC Form F3), and an authorization for release of information.  Completed application packets should be submitted electronically to the Chief of Police.  Application packets will also be accepted by personal delivery or US Mail at:

Newport Police Department

255 Howard Blvd.

Newport, NC  28570


Posistions open until filled.

The Town of Newport is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Updated: 05/15/2019



Employment Resources

Town of Newport Employment Application

NC Personal History Statement - Form F3

*The Personal History Statement should be completed electronically through FMRT via the above link

NPD Authorization for Release 5.19.2014.[...]
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