The mission of the Scotland Neck Police Department is to preserve life, protect property, and maintain order through a partnership between the department and the citizens of Scotland Neck.
Chief John Tippett
MESSAGE FROM THE CHIEF
I am pleased to welcome you to the Town of Scotland Neck Police Department’s website where you will find that your agency is committed to providing excellent service and addressing any concerns within our community. As a law enforcement agency, we recognize the importance of value-driven policing and community partnerships in providing quality law enforcement services to the community we serve. It is our goal to build and maintain public trust and support with all of our citizens, neighborhoods and community groups. Another goal of the agency is to increase community involvement in order to develop meaningful and cooperative strategies to solve problems that will make our town safe. We urge you to help by staying cognizant of your surroundings and reporting any suspicious activity. We encourage you to visit our Facebook page to stay informed regarding recent activity involving the Scotland Neck Police Department.The officers of the Scotland Neck Police Department are men and women of integrity, courage, and excellence. They are dedicated public servants who are committed to providing a high level of professionalism and courteous service to our community. Your officers understand the importance of working with the community to continue to make Scotland Neck a safe place to live and work. In closing, I encourage you to take time to explore our website, which reaffirms our commitment to provide the best law enforcement services that we can in order to improve the quality of life in the Town of Scotland Neck.
John. C. Tippett
Chief of Police
The Patrol Division
The patrol division is the backbone of the police department. It is comprised of nine officers which provide around the clock police service to our citizens. Each shift is commanded by a Sergeant. The Patrol Division responds to calls for service, enforces traffic regulations and provides basic police services for the town of Scotland Neck.
The Administrative Division
The administrative Division is comprised of Chief John Tippett, Captain Tommy Parker and Patrol Lieutenant Clint Smith. They oversee the day to day operations of the department, manage the budget and otherwise make sure that the department has everything it needs to provide the citizens of Scotland Neck with first class police services.
Animal Control - Code Enforcement
Animal Control and Code Enforcement consists of one officer that patrols the town of Scotland Neck and responds to calls from citizens dealing with domesticated animals and other complaints.