Operations Division


The Operations Division is the largest and most visible division within the Police Department. Consisting of mostly uniformed patrol officers, they are the first to respond to calls for service.  The Operations Division consists of six Community Policing Districts:  Battleground, Country Club, Gateway, Greenleaf, Neuse River and Washington Forks.





The City of New Bern is divided into six patrol areas called Community Policing Districts:

Battleground (BGD)         BGD@newbernpd.org

Country Club  (CCD)        CCD@newbernpd.org

Gateway  (GWD)             GWD@newbernpd.org

Greenleaf  (GLD)             GLD@newbernpd.org 

Neuse River (NRD)          NRD@newbernpd.org

Washington Forks(WFD) WFD@newbernpd.org                      

Each district is supervised by a New Bern Police Sergeant and Lieutenant.


Map of Community Policing Districts


Capt. John West

Operations Commander

(252) 672-4161


Lt. Linda Godette

Battleground, Country Club

Lt. Chandler Powell

Neuse River, Washington Forks

Lt. Mark Von Behren

Gateway, Greenleaf


City of New Bern
PO Box 1129
New Bern, NC 28563-1129
Police Dept. Main # (252) 672-4100
City Phone Directory