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Meet Our Chief

The City of Rockingham has named former Detective Captain Gillenwater as Chief of Police after Chief William Kelly's retirement. Captain Gillenwater became Chief of Police on November 17, 2021. Chief Gillenwater began at the Rockingham Police Department in 2006 as a patrol officer, worked for the Department of Revenue from 2014-2016, before returning to Rockingham Police Department. He was promoted to Lieutenant in May 2017 and later promoted to Captain in April 2021, where he was in charge of the Criminal Investigations Division.

Chief Gillenwater maintains an open door policy with the citizens of Rockingham. By working together we can identify and resolve issues which affect the safety and concerns of our city.  You may reach our Police Chief at our office, (910) 895-2468 or by email at chief@gorockinghampd.com

Contact Us

Address:

311 East Franklin Street, Rockingham, NC 28379

Phone:

910-895-2468

Hours:

Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm (Closed on Holidays)