Patrol Division


The Patrol Division is the largest division within the Newport Police Department. This division provides uniformed officers, who respond to calls for service 24 hours a day/7 days a week. The patrol division is well known for providing traditional police services, i.e. crime suppression, collision investigations, and assisting motorists. Newport is evolving into one of the most livable cities in Northern Kentucky. The men and women of the patrol division take pride in making Newport a safe and friendly community.

Activities of the Patrol Division include:

  • Vigilant 'Community Oriented' patrols conducted by highly visible uniformed police officers in marked police cruisers for the prevention of crime
  • Preservation of public order and observing for potentially hazardous situations
  • Response to calls for emergency and non-emergency services
  • Investigation and reporting of crimes, traffic collisions, city conditions, and the arrests/prosecution of offenders
  • Traffic direction and control
  • Enforcement of city ordinances
  • Reporting of information to appropriate organizational components