|Mark J. Miranda, Chief of Police||541.574.3348|
|Community Service Officer||541.265.4847|
|Tip Hotline (ability to leave voice message only)||541.574.5455|
|Lincoln County Jail|
Connect With Us
Frequently Asked Questions
|How do I get a copy of a police report?|
|Can you run a background check for me?|
|How do I know if someone is in jail?|
|How do I get my car out of impound?|
|Do I have a warrant?|
|How do I report an abandoned vehicle?|
|Can I get a patch from your Department?|
|Do you have a ride-along program?|
|How may I become a Police Volunteer?|
|How do I dispute a traffic or parking citation?|
|How may I contact a Patrol Officer?|
|How do I get a Concealed Handgun License?|
|How do I get my fingerprints taken?|
|May I build a fire on the beach?|
Forms and Documents
|Records Request Form|
|Taxi Driver Permit Application|
As a Volunteer for the Newport Police Department, your unique skills are rendered to assist the Department with a wide variety of duties. Participation in the Volunteer Program allows the citizens of the Newport community to become involved in police department activities and to provide assistance to Department staff. Through these activities and assistance, volunteers work with the community to prevent crime, provide services and create a safer environment for the City of Newport. Volunteers are fully trained to assist the Records staff, Detectives and Sergeants with special projects.
The Newport Police Volunteer Association is a 501(c)(3).
Why should you volunteer with the Police Department?
How will my services as a Volunteer be utilized by the Police Department?
The Department currently has various programs that utilize Volunteers. You let us know what your area of expertise is or you may attend Department training to participate in programs that require specialized skills.
Newport Police Department Volunteer Programs:
What are the eligibility requirements to become a Volunteer?
You must be 19 years of age or older. **Please note that several volunteer assignments require that you are 21 years of age or older
You must pass a background check. No serious criminal convictions
You must have a good driving record
You must have good moral character
How can I become a Volunteer?
You must complete a Volunteer Application and return it to the Volunteer Coordinator.
Volunteer Applications may be picked up at Newport Police Department located in City Hall or, for your convenience, you may click on the link below and print a copy of the application.
Volunteer Application (pdf file)