Police

Our focus at the Kannapolis Police Department is to foster productive meaningful relationships with our citizens. In doing so together we can reduce crime and maintain our city as a safe and secure environment to live, work, and play.

Members of the Kannapolis Police Department embrace the established values of the City of Kannapolis: 

Excellence

Professionalism

Integrity

Stewardship

 

 

 

Keeping Your Community Safe

There are many ways you can be a vigilant citizen and keep your family, your neighbors, and yourself safe. We have compiled different pieces of insight from experts in the field to shed light on the subject. Click here for A Guide to Being a Vigilant Citizen

Promotions

Kannapolis Police Department is pleased to announce the following promotions:

Sergeant Jennifer B. Hyatt was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant over the Criminal Investigation Division effective September 27, 2017.

Hyatt began her career with the Kannapolis Police Department as a Patrol Officer in August 2007. Since that time, she has served in both the Patrol and Criminal Investigation Divisions. She was promoted to Sergeant in February 2016. In addition to her regular duties, Hyatt is a member of the agency’s Negotiations Team.

A 2003 graduate of Smoky Mountain High School in Sylva, NC, Hyatt earned an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice Technology from Southwestern Community College in 2007. She also holds an Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate from the N.C. Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and has completed 2489 hours of professional training.

Master Police Officer Nicholas A. Corn was promoted to the rank of Sergeant over Patrol Squad D effective September 27, 2017.

Corn began his career with the Kannapolis Police Department as a Patrol Officer in August 2010 and was designated as a canine handler in July 2013. In addition to his regular duties, Corn serves as a Field Training Office and is a member of the agency’s Special Response Team.

Corn is a 2007 graduate of Northwest Cabarrus High School and holds a Basic Law Enforcement Certificate from the N.C. Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission. He has completed 2991 hours of professional training.

Anglea M. “Angie” Yates was promoted to Communications Center Manager effective August 2, 2017.

Yates first began her career with the Kannapolis Police Department as a Telecommunicator in June 2002. She left in 2008 to pursue other interests and returned in August 2012. She was promoted to Telecommunicator Shift Supervisor in August 2016.

Yates attended Millard High School in Pikeville, KY, and obtained her GED from Rowan Cabarrus Community College. She has completed 826 hours of professional training.

Heather V. Wagner (photo unavailable) was promoted to Telecommunicator Shift Supervisor over Communications Squad D effective September 27, 2017.

Wagner began her career with the Kannapolis Police Department as a Telecommunicator in July 2014. She is a 2008 graduate of A.L. Brown High School and attended UNC-Charlotte. She has completed 271 hours of professional training.

Megan M. Baker (photo unavailable) was promoted to Telecommunicator Shift Supervisor over Communications Squad B effective October 25, 2017.

Baker began her career with the Kannapolis Police Department as a Telecommunicator in August 2016. She is a 2004 graduate of Mooresville Senior High School. She obtained an Associate in Applied Science (Graphic Design) from King’s College (Charlotte, NC) in 2005 and earned a Bachelor of Science (Counseling) from Lee University (Cleveland, TN) in 2016. She has completed 182 hours of professional training.

 

     
 Lieutenant J.B. Hyatt Sergeant N.A. Corn CCM A.M. Yates 

 

Fingerprint Services ** Note New Schedule & Procedures**

The Kannapolis Police Department provides fingerprint services Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between the hours of 9:00 am – 11:00 am and 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm.  Fingerprinting services are limited to Cabarrus and Rowan County residents only.  The only exception to outside residency requirements, will be for those individuals who will be employed by a business or attending school within Cabarrus or Rowan County. You must show county of residency or proof of place of employment.   Click here for additional information or by calling the Records Division at (704-920-4129).        

 

Get the MyPD App For Kannapolis Police Now

Placing law enforcement and public safety services at your fingertips! The MyPD app is built to connect the public to their local police and allow the community to become more involved right from your smartphone. The MyPD app is free to download and does not require you to sign in or sign up to use the app. Click the icon below to download. 

Incident Reports and Crime Tips

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Identity Theft 

Click here for important information on identity theft from the Federal Trade Commission.

 

 "If You See Something, Say Something™"

You play a role in protecting your community. Informed, alert communities play a critical role in keeping our nation safe. "If You See Something, Say Something™" engages the public in protecting our homeland through awareness–building, partnerships, and other outreach.

To report suspicious activity, contact your local law enforcement agency or you may contact the North Carolina Information Sharing and Analysis Center by calling 1-888-624-7222. 

Describe specifically what you observed, including:

  • Who or what you saw;
  • When you saw it;
  • Where it occurred; and
  • Why it's suspicious

Suspicious activity reporting indicators and examples can be found by clicking here.
 For further information from Homeland Security please click here

Accreditation

The Kannapolis Police Department has achieved and maintains Advanced Accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). This is the highest level of law enforcement accreditation and insures professional excellence. Law Enforcement accreditation is a distinction shared by a small percentage of law enforcement agencies nationwide. Consequently, maintaining this official recognition confirms that our department must adhere to strict rules and guidelines governing our policies, procedures, practices and processes. Even more, by participation in CALEA, the Kannapolis Police Department undergoes a rigorous audit to ensure compliance with all applicable standards.    
     

 Additional Resources

NC Sex Offender and Public Protection Registry
NC Department of Corrections Public Access Page
NC State Bureau of Investigations Crime Statistics
NC Governor's Highway Safety Program
NC Department of Justice
Department of Homeland Security
National Crime Prevention Council
Commission of Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies
Kannapolis Addiction Recovery Centers
Drug Treatment Center Finder