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Police Department

100 N. Depot St.
Cleveland, NC 27013

Non-Emergency Phone:

Emergencies, Fire or Medical:


Jon Jessop, Police Chief
Four full-time officers
Nine part-time or reserve officers

Chief Jessop has 13 years of experience in law enforcement, serving as a captain in the Landis Police Department prior to becoming chief of the Cleveland Department in 2020. Throughout these years, he has worked part-time for the Town of Cleveland Police Department for six years, before being named chief.

The police department has jurisdiction inside the corporate limits of the Town of Cleveland. The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office covers all of West Rowan.