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Greg Thompson
Assistant Chief

Chief Thompson began his career with the Kinston Police Department in 1988 as a Patrol Officer assigned to the Patrol Division. During his tenure with the City of Kinston he has been assigned to various positions and ranks within the department. He has held the following assignments: Patrol Officer, Field Training Officer, Crime Scene Investigator, Criminal Investigator, Crime Scene Unit-Sergeant, Criminal Investigations-Lieutenent, Criminal Investigations-Commander, Patrol Shift-Commander, SWAT Officer/Commander, Criminal Investigations and Support Services Major, and is currently serving as Assistant Police Chief.

Chief Thompson has been recognized as an Expert Witness in the fields of Crime Scene Processing and Fingerprint Examinations by the North Carolina Superior Courts and the Federal Courts of the United States.

Chief Thompson holds an Associate's degree in Applied Science in Criminal Justice and completed management courses through North Carolina State University. He is a 1995 graduate of the North Carolina Justice Academy - Criminal Investigator's Academy.


  Marilyn Dunk
Administrative Manager I

Marilyn began her career with the City of Kinston in 1986 as a Secretary in the Finance Department and in 1994 transferred to the Fire Department. In 2003, the Fire and Police Departments merged into Public Safety where she was promoted to Administrative Manager I.

She has attended Essex College of Business (Newark, NJ) and Lenoir Community College taking various business courses.

Jenee Eubanks
Interim Major, Criminal Investigation Division

Major Eubanks began her career after graduation from East Carolina University in May of 1993 with a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice. She began working with the Kinston Police Department in July of 1993. Major Eubanks has worked her way up through the ranks working in many divisions. She has spent time in the Patrol Division, Traffic Unit, Investigations Division, Crime Scene Unit, and the Professional Standards Division. She has been a member of the Dive and Swift Water Rescue Team and has also worked as a Hostage Negotiator for the department.

Major Eubanks graduated from East Carolina University in May of 2014 with a Master's Degree in Public Administration. She now serves as the Interim Major of the Criminal Investigation Division.


Cary Barnes
Interim Major, Patrol Operations Division

Major Barnes, United States Army veteran, began his career with the Kinston Police Department in 1995.  During his tenure, he has served in numerous roles within the Kinston Police Department. He has served as Patrol Officer, Bike Officer, K-9 Officer, Narcotics Officer, Field Training Officer and SWAT Officer. He has been assigned to various specialized units, such as Police Community Action Team, (PCAT). While working his way up in the ranks, he has served in supervisory roles as Narcotics Sergeant/Captain, Gang Sergeant, Supervisor over School Resource Officers, Traffic, K-9 Units, Patrol Captain and SWAT Team Operator/Commander. He has completed leadership schools while in the United States Army and from the NC Justice Academy. He is also a general and specialized instructor. He has received awards for Narcotics Officer of the year for the State of North Carolina and Kinston Police Officer of the Year. He is currently the Interim Major of Patrol Operations