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About Newport Police Department

The Newport Police Department was founded in 1882 to serve the residents of the community. The current Interim Chief of Police is Jason Malloy.

Click to view our Organizational Chart

Newport Town Marshals and Chiefs of Police

Town Marshals

1919 –1920

A. J. Brown

1921 - 1922

C. J. Emery

1923 – 1924

C. S. Davis

1925 – 1926 

M. L. Amy

Chiefs of Police

1927 – 1929

Harry Cook

1931 – 1932

Clay S. Taylor

1933 – 1934

Ed Case

1935 – 1936

C. E. Chambers

1937 – 1938

Ed Hay

1939 – 1942

J. E. Chambers

1943 – 1946

Gary Griswold

1947 – 1956

Edwin E. Tatom

1957 – 1964

W. J. "Bud" Mulkey

1965 – 1968

H. Floyd Hollowell

1969 – 1976

Arthur E. Cox

1977 – 1978

William P. Merrill

1979 – 1982

Larry Spencer

1983 – 1998

James L. Rivers

1999 – 2002

Terry J. La Liberte

2003 - 2016 

Mark J. Miranda

2016 - Current Jason Malloy (Interim)