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The Salisbury Police Department Administration bureau consists of the Chief of Police, Deputy Chief of Police, two Captains, a Lieutenant, three Sergeants, and a civilian Senior Management Analyst.  The administration bureau is responsible for fiscal responsibilities, overall administrative management of the department, recruiting and hiring, internal affairs, and community engagement coordination.

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The department was accredited by CALEA in 2020, covering the period of 2017-2019.

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130 E. Liberty St.
Salisbury, NC 28144

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Non-Emergencies: (704) 638-5333

Joe Miller

Administration Bureau Lieutenant

Joe Miller
(704) 216-8011

Jennifer Moreau


Jennifer Moreau
(704) 638-5367



Jerry Stokes

(704) 638-5333 |

Salisbury Police Chief Jerome "Jerry" Stokes has over 30 years of experience in law enforcement, most recently garnered as Deputy Police Chief in Lynchburg, Virginia.

During his tenure there he was a regional violent crime task force detective, the street crimes supervision team leader, a vice and narcotics investigations officer, K-9 enforcement team supervisor, the internal affairs manager and critical incident/ tactical response manager. There, Stokes also oversaw the department’s police investigate and administrative functions and citywide emergency management operations.

He is also credited with improving community policing and reducing drug and violent crimes in neighborhoods.

Chief Stokes received an associate’s degree in administration justice. He also earned a bachelor’s degree from Old Dominion University in 2013, where he was a member of the Golden Key Society.

Stokes obtained a graduate certificate in local government management from Virginia Tech. He obtained his Masters of Public Administration in December 2016 from Old Dominion University.

Deputy Police Chief Brian Stalllings


Brian Stallings

(704) 638-2142 |

Deputy Chief Brian Stallings, a native of Richfield, N.C., began his law enforcement career in the Salisbury Police Department (SPD) in 1996 as a patrol officer. Over the course of his tenure he has also served as a victim’s advocate, an investigator, police sergeant overseeing general investigations and as a lieutenant directing the criminal investigations division.

In 2014, he was promoted to captain where he currently manages the department's Training/Recruitment Division, Internal Affairs and Records personnel.

Stallings double-majored in criminal justice and sociology at Pfeiffer University. He also holds a MBA from the same institution. In addition to his educational accomplishments, he has an Advanced Law Enforcement Certification from the North Carolina Justice Training and Standards Commission, and was previously named the SPD’s “Veteran Officer of the Year.”

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