Meet the Covington Police Department

In an effort to introduce our local police officers to the community and provide an opportunity for the CPD to highlight their outstanding officers, Covington Weekly profiles are provided by Chief Tim Lentz of the Covington Police Department.

officer joseph trey mahonNine year CPD veteran Joseph “Trey” Mahon grew up in Covington and started his public service career at the age of 14 as a Jr. Volunteer Fire Fighter.  At the age of 18 he became a full-time fire fighter with the Covington Fire Department.  In 2007 he was hired by the Covington Police Department as a patrol officer.  During his past 9 years with the Police Department, Trey has served as a patrol officer,
and spent three years in the Narcotics Division.

Over the years, Trey has developed an expertise in computers which now affords him the opportunity to oversee the emergency communications systems for the Police and Fire Departments, a position he has held for the past 3 years.  Due to his knowledge of computer forensics, Trey is a member of the Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force.   He is also a member of the Attorney General’s Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.  In addition, Trey also service as the Police Department’s Public Information Officer.  (Find CPD on Facebook)  Trey lives in Folsom with his wife Brooke where they are raising their three boys.  In is off time, he enjoys spending time with his family along with hunting and fishing.                                           CPD Phone:  985-892-8500