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Patrick L. Gallagher
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Chief of Police
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(252)672-4190


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 About Us

Mission Statement
"Upholding the traditions of a noble profession, the New Bern Police Department will positively IMPACT our community by partnering with citizens and businesses to improve the quality of life and maintain a safe place to live, work and visit."

   Our VALUES will IMPACT:

  • Integrity - We believe our words and actions are guided by the rules and standards of our profession.
  • Motivation - We believe in being enthusiastic and determined to achieve success.
  • Professionalism - We believe in exhibiting the ethics, skills, and qualities which are inherent in our noble profession.
  • Accountability - We believe in acknowledging and assuming responsibility for our actions.
  • Commitment - We believe in a sense of duty and responsibility.
  • Trust - We believe honesty, fairness, and reliability will instill confidence and trust.
  Contact Us
  • Emergency: Dial 911
  • Non-emergency: (252)633-2020
  • Front Desk: (252) 672-4100 (staffed M-F, 8am-5pm; excluding holidays); Fax: (252) 636-6216; or email the
Technology and Records Unit. 
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