Major Timothy W. Hayes is second in command at the Newton Police Department. Major Hayes assumes all responsibilities associated with Deputy Chief of Police. Major Hayes has been with the department since 1993 and has served in multiple capacities such as patrol officer, community policing officer, traffic officer, patrol sergeant, detective sergeant, patrol lieutenant, administrative lieutenant, and support services captain. In his current position Major Hayes is responsible for the day to day operations of the police department. Major Hayes has an Associates of Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice Technology and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration. Major Hayes is a graduate of the Contemporary Law Enforcement Executive Development Program, holds the Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate from the North Carolina Department of Justice and is also a criminal justice instructor.