ADMINISTRATION & SUPPORT SERVICES
Captain James Alexander
The NPD Administration & Support Services Section is managed by the Police Captain. The Captain assists the Chief of Police in managing and coordinating daily police operations, logistics, human resources, fleet management, and records management. The Captain also oversees the VIPS & CERT Volunteer Programs, Commercial Business Watch, Alarm Registrations, and has oversight on departmental budgetary affairs. Patrol Sergeants also assist with administration and daily police operations.
Sergeant Justin Berry
Police Officer II Cody Moody
Police Officer II Andy Harrell
Police Officer II Nathaniel Alvarado
Police Officer II Timothy Padgett
Police Officer I Mason Shady
Police Officer I Morgan Burton
The Newport Police Department has 1 Detective that provides oversight on all patrol division conducted criminal investigations and is primarily responsible for investigating all Major Crimes, Undercover Drug Investigations, Gang Activity, Crime Scene Processing, Internal Affairs Investigations, and some misdemeanor crimes. Detective Ferrell works closely with all local,state, and federal agencies to provide and gather criminal intelligence to assist in the apprehension of offenders.
PART TIME OFFICERS
Part Time Police Officers are a vital part of our department. The Patrol Division relies on part time officers to assist with special events and to assume normal patrol duties when full-time officers are unable to cover shifts.
Current NPD Part Time Officers:
|Officer William Pollock III||Serving NPD Since 2003|
|Officer Lamar Croom||Serving NPD Since 2009|
|Officer Jay Johnson||Serving NPD Since 2012|
|Officer Jason Parish||Serving NPD Since 2016|
|Officer Tony Romero||Serving NPD Since 2019|
|Officer Timothy Quillen||Serving NPD Since 2019|
The Newport Police Department Volunteers in Police Service or VIPS began as the first VIPS program in Carteret County in 2005. We currently have 7 VIPS volunteers that perform a variety of volunteer duties. Check out our VIPS page for more detailed information.Check out our PHOTOS page for VIPS photos.
The Newport Police Department organized the first (Community Emergency Response Team) CERT in Carteret County in the summer of 2004. After receiving a $29,000 grant from the State of North Carolina Citizens Corps, NPD trained 40 CERT volunteers, purchased response equipment, and conducted additional trainings in 2005. Since 2005 CERT members have served as Red Cross Shelter Managers during hurricanes that have struck the Crystal Coast. Click here for more information on CERT.