Police

Dial 911 for emergencies.
To contact the Police Department for non-emergency related matters, please call 252-447-3212.

PURPOSE OF THE DEPARTMENT

The purpose of the Havelock Police Department is to protect and serve. The department protects the right of all persons within our jurisdiction to be free from criminal attack, to be secure in their possessions and to live in peace. The department serves the people of Havelock by performing the law enforcement function in a transparent and professional manner.

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE

It is the primary objective of the Havelock Police Department to, as closely as possible, strive for a community free from crime and disorder, which is consistent with the values of a free society. In constantly pursuing this standard, the Department’s role is to enforce the law in a fair and impartial manner, recognizing the statutory and judicial limitations of the Police Authority and the constitutional rights of all persons.

COMMAND STAFF

The Chief of Police, Marvin Williams, heads the Havelock Police Department. The police Captain, Chris Morning, serves as the second in command.

Patrol Division

Lieutenant Marshell Lavoie manages the Patrol Operations Division. This division consists of four base patrol teams supported by several “Flex” Officers. These teams work twelve-hour shifts to patrol the city’s districts. Patrol Operations also oversees the School Resource Officers and Havelock Animal Control.

Contact: Lieutenant Marshell Lavoie at 252-447-3212 extension 3105


Special Operations Division

Captain Chris Morning manages the Investigative unit, Evidence/Property unit and the Dispatch Center. The investigative unit consists of four officers that investigate general crimes and narcotics violations. The evidence/property custodian is responsible for all evidence collected from crime scenes and responsible for all department owned equipment. The dispatch center is staffed by six full-time tele-communicators and ten part-time tele-communicators. The dispatch center is a fully functional PSAP and is in operation 24 hours a day. Special Operations also oversees the Records Division and the annual National Night Out event.

Contact: Captain Chris Morning at 252-463-7101