Emergency: 911 Main: (252) 939-3160 Tips: (252) 939-4020 or tips@ci.kinston.nc.us Fax: (252) 939-3276

Welcome to the City of Kinston Police Department

Alonzo Z. Jaynes, Chief

Welcome to the City of Kinston Police Department. We are proud providers of professional police services to the citizens of the City of Kinston. Our Police Department provides enforcement, investigations, community partnership programs, educational support and SWAT capabilities. 

Additional programs include free home safety inspections, residential and houses of worship safety workshops, Community Watch program assistance, the Kinston Police Explorer Post, and the informational Channel "2" Community Access Channel.

Please tour our site and join us as we move forward with the City of Kinston.

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Mission Statement


The Kinston Police Department is now accepting applications for NC BLET Certified Police Officers. For application information please contact Officer Spencer at 252-939-3172 or email woody.spencer@ci.kinston.nc.us



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