Catawba, North Carolina

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Police Department
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The Catawba Police Department is located at 107 South Main Street in Catawba. Our mailing address is P.O. Box 848, Catawba, NC 28609.  You may contact the police department for non-emergency reasons at (828) 241-4888.  EMERGENCY 911


(10/21/2013): Town of Catawba Officers, Sgt. Ryan Causby and Sgt. Jamie Phares seized 5 grams of meth and 10 grams of marijuana Saturday night during a license checkpoint. Michael Allen Bumgarner of Catawba wascharged with Felony Possession of Methamphetamine and Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana. Bond was set at $3,000.00


(10/01/2017): The Town of Catawba Police Department was awarded a grant from the North Carolina Crime Commission in the amount of $24,410 - no match required. The 1 year grant is on a reimbursement basis and went into effect October 1, 2017. The funds will be used to acquire new in-car printers, mobile 800 mhz radios, in-car video systems, computers, and enable the Department to serve the community with greater efficiency and increase officer safety. Dan Miglin, Support Specialist for the Department, will manage this project on behalf of the Town.


700 - Chief of Police - R. Duane Cozzen

701 - Assistant Chief - Major Joe Painter

702 - Patrol Lieutenant - Matt Drum

703 - Investigations Lieutenant - Bill Stamey

704 - Patrol Sgt. - Rhyan Causby

705 - Investigations Sgt. - Ron Self

706 - Officer Donald Robinson

707 - Sgt. Jamie Phares

708 - Officer Mark Hilton

709 - Officer Ralph Harper

710 - Officer Larry Barger

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Lt. Bill Stamey

Sgt Ron Self


Dan Miglin


David Pruitt

Johnnie Thomas


717 - Animal Control Officer Supervisor - Mona Cozzen (Certified ACO)

718 - Animal Control Officer - Emily Gordon


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