The Administrative Operations includes the Chief of Police, Command Staff, and the Administrative Assistants. Their responsibilities include: day-to-day operations of the agency, recruitment and hiring of personnel, training, records retention, equipmemt, and policies and procedures that ensure that the citizens of Asheboro are provided a professional service.
Chief of Police
Jody P. Williams
Chief of Police
Chief Jody Williams began his career in 1991 as a Patrol Officer with the Asheboro Police Department. He then served as a detective in the Vice/Narcotics Unit and as a Field Training Officer until 1999 when he was promoted to Sergeant. He served as a sergeant in Special Services, Vice/Narcotics Unit and as an ALERT Team Leader for the department’s SWAT Team. In 2003, he was promoted to Lieutenant and was a Patrol Team Watch Commander until 2006 and then served as CID Commander. In April 2009, he was promoted to the rank of Captain where he served as the Criminal Investigations Division Commander until 2010 and then served as the Administrative Division Commander until 2012 and then was transferred back to Criminal Investigations. He was promoted to Assistant Chief of Police in 2013, where he managed the department’s Internal Affairs Investigations. Williams was promoted to Chief of Police in February 2015. Williams holds an Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice from Randolph Community College and a Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Gardner-Webb University.
Mayor David H. Smith issues oath of office March 1, 2015
Assistant Chief of Police
Lt. Colonel Mark Lineberry began his career in 1992 as a patrol officer with the Asheboro Police Department. He has served as a detective in the Criminal Investigative Division and was promoted to Sergeant in 2004. He served as a Detective Sergeant, Patrol Sergeant, and Master Sergeant until he was promoted to Lieutenant in 2008. He was promoted to Captain in 2013, then to the rank of Major on July 1, 2015 and to Lt. Colonel on April 1, 2017. Lineberry holds an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice from Randolph Community College and is a 2009 graduate of Administrative Officers Management Program (53rd Session) at NC State University. He received his Bachelor's Degree from Gardner-Webb University in December of 2015 with a BS in Criminal Justice.
Captain Robbie Brown began his career with the Asheboro Police Department in 1995 as a patrol officer. He has served as a Detective in the Vice/Narcotics Division, Traffic Crash Investigator, Street Crimes Officer, K9 Handler, SWAT Team member and was promoted to Sergeant in 2007. He has served as a Detective Sergeant, Patrol Sergeant, Street Crimes Sergeant, and K-9 Sergeant until he was promoted to Patrol Lieutenant in 2012. He has served as the SWAT Team Commander, Internal Affairs Investigator, and Background Investigator. Brown was promoted to the rank of Captain in July 2015 and is assigned to Field Operations. Brown holds an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice from Randolph Community College, an Undergraduate Bachelor of Arts Criminal Justice Degree from High Point University, and is a graduate of North Carolina State University's Administrative Officer Management Program (AOMP) 56th session.
Captain Jason Cheek began his career with the Asheboro Police Department in 2001 as a patrol officer. He has served as a Field Training Officer, Park Ranger, SRO (School Resource Officer), and a G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Education and Training) Instructor in Asheboro City Schools. Cheek was promoted to Sergeant in 2009 and assigned to patrol. He was promoted to Lieutenant 2012, assigned as a patrol team watch commander, transferred to Special Operations in 2013 and commanded the CRT (Community Resource Team) and Traffic Enforcement/Accident Team. Cheek was promoted to the rank of Captain in July 2015 and commands Support Operations. He holds an Associate Degree from Randolph Community College, a Bachelor Degree from Gardner-Webb University, and a Master of Justice Administration degree from Methodist University. Captain Cheek is a graduate of AOMP (Administrative Officers Management Program) at NC State University.
Captain Thompson was hired in October 1993 as a patrol officer, transferred to the Bike Patrol Unit from 1996, transferred to CID as a Detective. He was promoted to Sergeant in August 2003 and assigned to Patrol and later assigned as a Sgt. in Traffic and CID Units. He was promoted to Lieutenant in February 2008 and assigned to Patrol and later as Lieutenant in Criminal Investigations. Thompson was assigned in July 2015 over Special Services, CRT, Traffic, and SWAT Commander. He served 10 years on SWAT, a Background and Internal Affairs Investigator. Captain Thompson graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Gardner-Webb University in 2009, and the Administrative Officers Management Program (AOMP) from N.C. State University in 2010.
The Asheboro Police Departments Administrative Assistants are non-sworn, or civilian positions, and they are responsible for providing administrative and clerical support for the department which plays a vital role in our overall success. The Executive Assistant Karen Henley supports the Chief of Police and Records in the day-to-day operations. To make an appointment with the Chief of Police, Mrs. Henley can be contacted at 336-626-1300 x 321
The Records Department of the Asheboro Police Department is open to the public Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. the Records Department is located just inside our lobby on your right. Citizens may retrieve a copy of a traffic accident report, Criminal Background Check, Police Report or request other information provided by the Asheboro Police Department.
When requesting an accident report, please be prepared to provide the date and location of the accident as well as the driver's name. For more information on the Records Division, contact Mr. Lowery or Ms. Wilson at 336-626-1300 x 306 or 307.