Chief's Office


The Chief's Office oversees and directs the operation of all divisions within the Newport Police Department. The Chief's Secretary is responsible for the maintenance and archiving of all records, personnel files, and other documents within the Chief's Office.

Message from the Chief of Police

It is the goal of the Newport Police Department to serve all citizens and businesses with the utmost respect and dignity. The direction given to Newport Police Officers’ is to treat everyone as if we are helping one of our own family members. While we strive to ensure the safety and well-being of the public, we also continue to focus on providing a police service that is second to none. As the city continuously develops, the Newport Police Department will prepare for and meet the expectations of all current and potential businesses and residents.

-Chief Christopher M. Fangman