The patrol division handles calls for service and is primarily responsible for the prevention and detection of crime within the city limits of Covington.
The criminal investigations division is responsible for the follow-up investigations of most criminal offenses and other support functions of the department.
The community outreach division is dedicated to strengthening ties between the community and law enforcement by reaching out to the public with interactive programs, providing easier access to resources, and by educating the public on how to make Covington/Newton County a safe place to live & work.
The support services division handles most of the non-operational activities that allow the Covington Police Department to provide law enforcement services to the community. They also assist the Patrol and Criminal Investigation Divisions by providing communication, record filing, training, information retrieval and other functions.