Scotland Neck Police Department


The mission of the Scotland Neck Police Department is to preserve life, protect property, and maintain order through a partnership between the department and the citizens of Scotland Neck.




Chief John C. Tippett



The Patrol Division

The patrol division is the backbone of the police department. It is comprised of eight officers which provide 24/7 coverage to our citizens. Shifts are commanded by Patrol Sergeants. The Patrol Division responds to calls for service, enforces traffic regulations and provides basic police services for the town of Scotland Neck. All of our officers are highly trained and ready to assist you.


The Patrol Division consists of:


Sgt. Dennis Coley                                                 Sgt. Marvin Hilliard

Ofc. Roderick Howard                                           Ofc. Clint Smith

Ofc. Christian Grant                                              Ofc. Marcus Morris    


The Administrative Division

The administrative Division oversees the day to day operations of the department, manage the budget and otherwise make sure that the department has everything it needs to provide the citizens of Scotland Neck with first class police services.


The Administrative Division consists of:


Chief John C. Tippett                                            


Animal Control - Code Enforcement

Animal Control and Code Enforcement Division. Animal Control officer patrols the town of Scotland Neck and responds to calls from citizens dealing with domesticated animals and other animal related complaints.



Our Facebook Links

SNPD Facebook Page

SNPD Community Emergency Response Team

SNPD Animal Control


News & Videos


November 2016 - Lt. Governor Dan Forest congratulates Administrative Assistant Barbara Braddy and Officer Jesse Fernandez on their retirement from the Scotland Neck Police Department. 




Ordinance Code 68 Chapter 14, Article IV, 51:


It shall be unlawful for any motor vehicle, trailer or semitrailer to occupy more than one parking space in any parking area in the center of Main Street between the hours of 6:00am and 9:00pm.




Volunteer Opportunities


Contact Captain Parker if you live in the Scotland Neck area and want to be part of our Community Emergency Response Team. The "CERT" program is a group of volunteers that assist the department during disasters and special events. Join today!

Job Openings


Employment Applications

Contact Information

Main Office (252) 826-4112

Fax (252) 826-4444

Chief John Tippett  (252) 578-3730

Lt. Tommy Parker (252) 578-3731

Animal Control (252) 826-4112



Equal Employment and Procurement

The Town of Scotland Neck maintains the policy of providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, age, political affiliation, or any other non-merit factor, except where religion, sex, national origin, or age are bonafide occupation qualifications for employment.

Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act

Non-Discrimination Based on Handicap in Federally Assisted Programs and Activities of the Department of Housing and Urban Development

No qualified handicapped person shall, on the basis of handicap be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity which receives or benefits from Federal Financial assistance.

Davis Bacon Act

Construction contracts financed in whole or in part with CDBG Funds must comply with DavisBacon and Related Acts (DBRA). Among other provisions, this act requires that prevailing local wage levels be paid to laborers and mechanics employed on certain construction work assisted with CDBG funds.

Local Jobs Initiative

Section 3 Plan

Local Economic Benefit for Low- and Very Low-Income Persons The Town is committed to the policy that, to the greatest extent possible, opportunities for training and employment be given to lower income residents of the community development project area and contracts for work in connection with federally assisted community development project be awarded to business concerns located or owned in substantial part by persons residing in the Section 3 covered area, as required by Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968.

Fair Housing

The Town of Scotland Neck supports Fair Housing. The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of dwellings based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, and disability. Complaints may be submitted to HUD by calling: (800) 440-8091 TTY (404) 730-2654.

Utility Rates and Deposit Information

Meter Deposit Fees       (Effective 07/01/2013)


Electric Deposits:

Electric Meter Deposit:         $350 (elec + water $425)

  w/electric heat                    $425 (elec + water $500)

Temporary/Construction Meter:      $75

Bad Debt / Written Off Acct:   $600


Water Deposits:


Water-Only meter               $200

 Utility Rates            Effective 7/29/2014


Electric Rates:


Basic Charge:        $20.00

Energy Charge for all kWh    0.1442


Small General Service:

Basic Charge:                                                  $42.00

Demand charge for all kW in excess of 10       $15.11

        Energy Charge for the first 3000 kWh       0.14710

                                          next 2000 kWh      0.12561

                                     for all additional           0.11172


Large General Service:

Basic Charge:                                       $87.00

Demand Charge for the first 50 kW        1024.50

 for all demand in excess of 50                    20.65

Energy charge for all kWh                         0.08076

Utility Sales Tax                     7%

Water Rates:

In-Town Residential:

Basic Charge                                            $18.00

Fee per 1000 gallons (1st 3000 gallons)       4.83

  over 3000 gallons                                       5.33


Out of Town Residential:

Basic Charge                                             $23.50

Fee per 1000 gallons (1st 3000 gallons)       5.78

   over 3000 gallons                                     6.18


Water Adjustment Rate:  $3.35 per 1000 gallons

Sewer Rates:

(Sewer charges based on water gallon usage)

In Town Residential:

Basic Charge                                             $19.00

Fee per 1000 gallons (1st 3000 gallons)      4.78

    over 3000 gallons                                 5.33


Out of Town Residential:

Basic Charge                                           $33.00

Fee per 1000 gallons (1st 3000 gallons)     5.88

    over 3000 gallons                                6.41


Garbage Collection Rates:

Residential      $18.00

Commercial      $42.00

Dumpster         $164.00 (Mon-Thurs-Fri collection)





Permit Information

Please call 252-826-3152 for permit fees and zoning information.

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Energy Depot

Energy Depot


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