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Chief Stephen Culotta is excited to announce Detective Edwin Masters as the new Public Information Officer (PIO) and Social Media Manager for the Covington Police Department. Detective Masters has experience in social media management, graphic design, and public speaking. Detective Masters will continue his role in the Criminal Investigations Division, along with his new PIO duties.

CPD Detective Edwin Masters and CPD Chief Stephen Culotta.

Please join the CPD in welcoming Detective Masters to this new position. Public Information Officer contact information: Detective Edwin Masters: 985-502-9994, or

Toys for Tots a Success

This year over 400 children came participated in the toy giveaway, meaning 400 children’s lives were impacted! Some children were selected at random to receive door prizes, which included bicycles, game systems, and more.

Thank you to all of the volunteers who came to make this event so special! Without their help, this event would not have been possible.

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Meet the Covington Police Department

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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