Mission Statement

The Kinston Police Department pledges to serve our community, to safeguard lives and property, and to preserve order all while respecting the constitutional rights of everyone to liberty, equality, and justice.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

The City of Kinston shall select employees on the basis of their qualifications and without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, or political preference. Applicants with mental or physical disabilities shall be given equal consideration with other applicants for positions in which their actual disability does not represent an unreasonable barrier to satisfactory performance of duties.