Captain Travis R. Cline currently serves as commander of the patrol division. Prior to being promoted to his current position, Captain Cline served as lieutenant of the Community Policing platoon. Captain Cline has served in various aspects of the department including patrol, community policing officer, patrol sergeant and patrol lieutenant and on the Catawba County S.T.A.R. team. Captain Cline holds a degree in the Arts and is a graduate of the Contemporary Law Enforcment Executive Development Program. Captain Cline has been serving Newton since 2006.