About Us

About Us

The Zebulon Police Department strives to provide efficient, effective and professional law enforcement services to the community. The members of the Zebulon Police Department are committed to providing the highest level of police service. Members strive to improve the quality of life in the community by building partnerships that reduce crime, maintain order, enhance police/citizen relationships and create a safe environment while upholding the U.S. Constitution, NC. State Laws and Town Ordinances. Our daily goal is to operate by our core values which are Integrity, Honesty, Service to others, and Fairness.

Mission Statement

"We are committed to leading the community problem-solving efforts that improve the quality of life for all citizens of Zebulon. We will work assertively with the community to address the underlying concerns that lead to the crime and disorder while promoting professionalism and courteous treatment of all, and by fostering greater understanding through mutual cooperation within our community.

Organizational Structure

The Zebulon Department is comprised of  22 sworn full time law enforcement officers along with 3 sworn part time / 2 reserve officers and one civilian position. To provide the highest level of service possible to our citizens, the department is broken down into the following divisions including Administration, Patrol Services and the Detective Division.


The Administration Division consists of the Chief of Police, an Operations Commander Captain, a Patrol Bureau Commander Lieutenant, an Office of Special Investigations Lieutenant along with a two Administrative Assistants. 

Patrol Services

The Patrol Services Division is managed by the Patrol Bureau Commander Lt. R. Grossman and the division is broken down into four squads, each squad consisting of a sergeant and two sworn police officers. Two K-9 Officers work a power shift covering designated shifts. Police officers investigate motor vehicle accidents, investigate violations of criminal law and enforce state laws and Town Ordinances. 

Detective Division

This division is managed by the Office of Special Investigations Lt. A. Dixon and the Detective Division consists of two Detectives. Investigators charge those individuals who commit serious crimes such as felonies and some misdemeanor crimes. Investigators within this section also conduct background investigations for employment within the department. Furthermore these Detectives maintain the responsibility for managing and controlling all evidence and found property in which comes into the department. They work closely with the CCBI and the State Bureau of Investigation in storing or requesting additional testing of evidence. 


Timothy Hayworth
Police Chief
Dennis Brannan
Police Captain
Bob Grossman
Police Lieutenant
Ashley Dixon
Police Lieutenant