Brandon Wells

Roles & History

Sgt. Wells was hired by the Kinston Police Department in the summer of 2002 and attended the North Carolina Justice Academy’s Police Corp BLET Program.   He has spent the majority of his career on patrol with several canine partners.  Most recently, he was transferred to the training division and serves as the Kinston Police Department’s Training Coordinator.

Current and past assignments include:

  • Canine Handler/Trainer (current)
  • SWAT Team Member (current)
  • Patrol Sergeant (Past)
  • Special Response Team (past)


Sgt. Wells graduated from Kinston High School in 1998 with the ambitions of becoming a Kinston Police Officer.  He attended East Carolina University on a federally funded scholarship through the NC Department of Public Safety.  While at ECU, Sgt. Wells obtained his degree in Political Science in 2002. 

Contact Us

Brandon Wells

Sergeant, Training Division


Phone: 252-939-3182


Physical Address 
205 E King St
Kinston, NC 28501

Phone: 252-939-3160

Fax: 252-939-3790

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