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Police Department


Toussaint E. Summers, Jr.
Chief of Police
Message from the Chief

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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."


  • 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:
Non-emergency: (252)633-2020
Front Desk: (252)672-4100 (staffed M-F, 8am-6pm; excluding holidays); or email the Technology and Records Unit.

Commendations and/or Complaints

Learn how to make a Commendation to a
New Bern Police Department Employee
or file a Formal Complaint. Click Here