CAPTAIN SCOTT NEWELL
Charlie District Map
Charlie District Commander
Captain Newell was born in Lynchburg Virginia and moved to Concord in 1968. He is a graduate of Concord High School in 1977 and holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Chadwick University in Business Administration. Captain Newell graduated from the Criminal Investigator's Academy in 1993. He also graduated from the Institute of Government Law Enforcement Executive Program in 2000 and holds the State of North Carolina Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate.
Captain Newell joined the Concord Police Department in August of 1987 after serving 14 months with the Kannapolis Police Department. In 1990 he was promoted to Detective and in 1994 Captain Newell was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. While a Sergeant, Captain Newell worked in the Patrol Division for 8 months and then was over Vice and Narcotics for 3 ½ years. In 1997 Captain Newell was promoted to the rank of Captain and was over the Criminal Investigation Division until July of 1999. He transferred into the position of Support Services Captain in 1999. On January 1, 2006, Captain Newell was transferred to Charlie District as the commander.
Captain Newell believes that partnering with the Citizens in the various communities and keeping an open ear to their needs is the mission of his units. We are servants to the public and should keep good open communication. Captain Newell states that the other side of the coin is to be tough on criminals and those in the city that would make it anything but safe for the general public.