Alonzo Z. Jaynes began working with the Kinston Police Department in September 2016. Chief Jaynes is a 22 year veteran with a wealth of experience. He has been in a supervisory position since 2006. Chief Jaynes held the rank of Assistant Chief for two and a half years with the Chapel Hill Police Department. Before, working with the Chapel Hill Police Department, Chief Jaynes worked 19-years with the Durham Police Department and left Durham at the rank of captain over Durham’s District One, Patrol Division.
During his tenure, he served in a multitude of assignments including:
Support Services Bureau Management (Chapel Hill)
Overseeing the School Resource Officer Program, Training Division, Crisis Unit, Administrative Services Unit, Records Unit, and IT. (Chapel Hill)
In 2010, Chief Jaynes earned his MBA from Pfeiffer University.
He is also a graduate of Northwestern University’s Police Staff and Command Program as well as the WestPoint Leadership Program. Chief Jaynes is also an Adjunct Professor at Mount Olive University.