Police Department
112 S.Piedmont Ave.
P.O. Box 7
Kings Mountain N.C. 28086
Phone 704-734-0444
Fax 704-734-4584

The Kings Mountain Police Department is committed to delivering to our customers, the citizens of Kings Mountain, the most effective, efficient, sensitive, and professional police service possible. Our Department will take an innovative approach in partnering with the Community. We will strive towards building respect for all individuals within the Community.

Kings Mountain Police Department has 34 fulltime Police Officers, 8  Parttime Police Officers, 3  Parttime Telecommunicator

Marty Blanton
Administrative Assistant

Sadly, Marty passed away on 09-13-2014

We will miss you!

Patrol Division


Criminal Investigative Division

Specialized Units

Lake Patrol

Records Division

Crime Rate

Melvin Proctor

Chief of Police








Toni Mode
Temporary Administrative Assistant

Patrol Division:


Captain of Patrol
Jerry Tessneer

4 Patrol Squads

Adam Squad - Sgt. Mark Butler
Baker Squad - Sgt.Doug Shockley
Charlie Squad - Sgt. Stephen Skinner
Delta Squad - Sgt. Todd McDougal


Telecommunications Supervisor:  Laverne Smith

Kings Mountain has it's own 911 call center that consists of 4 telecommunicators and 1 supervisor.

The main number to the communications center is 704-734-0444

In an emergency always dial 911.

Criminal Investigative Division:  

Captain of CID
Derek Johnson
Phone 704-734-4580

CID Secretary (Temporary)

Shirley Payne

CID detectives

Sgt. Lisa Proctor
Phone: 704-734-4586

Sgt. Chris Moore
Phone: 704-734-4582

Cpl. Lance Hamrick

Cpl. Paul Alexander

Specialized units:  

Community Oriented Police Unit: 2 Officers

Ptl. Chris Graham with K-9 Max
Ptl. David Warlick with K-9 Aaron


Former K-9 Kasey

Traffic Enforcement Unit: 4 Officers

School Resource Officer Unit: 3 Officers

Kings Mountain High School - Ptl. Shane Davis
Kings Mountain Middle School - Ptl. Angela Moore

Kings Mountain Intermediate School - TBD

School Crossing Guards: 5 Civilians

Lake Patrol:      

1 Fulltime Officer/ Sgt. Bob Myers

3 Parttime Officers

The Lake Patrol unit is responsible for patrolling John H. Moss Lake, which consist of 57 miles of shoreline.

John H. Moss Lake
2621 Oak Grove Rd.
Kings Mountain N.C. 28086
Ph# 704-482-7926
fax# 704-482-8412

Records Division:  
Public Information Officer
Penny Fulton

Crime Rate:  

We've brought crime levels down, and kept them there!

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