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



Patrol Operations

Patrol Operations division is responsible for the protection of life and property, the prevention of criminal activity, the apprehension of criminal offenders, the preliminary investigation of calls for police service, and continuous twenty-four (24) hour directed patrol by uniformed police officers in marked and unmarked vehicles. The general duties include such activities as: Response to calls for service, preventive patrol, investigation of crimes, offenses, and incidents, crime prevention activities, traffic direction and control, maintenance of public order, provision of emergency services, reporting information to appropriate organizational components, and the development of relationships between citizens and the department.