Covington places a huge importance on the safety of its citizens. The Covington Police Department goes above their call of duty to deliver a high quality service to both residents and visitors under the direction of Chief Bryan Carter. The Department has over 100 officers that provide a full range of police services throughout the City, such as patrol including both vehicular and bicycle patrol units and criminal investigation, to name a few. The Department also works closely with County and State partners to maximize its resources in the areas of Drug Enforcement, patrol and other means of combating crime.
The Mission of the Covington Police Department is to promote the following core functions:
- Reduce Crime
- Reduce the Fear of Crime
- Call Offenders to Account
- Ensure Safety in Public Spaces
- Use Resources Fairly, Efficiently and Effectively
- Use Force/ Authority Fairly, Efficiently and Effectively
- Provide Excellent Customer Service
Visit the Police Department’s website to learn more about what they do for the City and how they can help you.