The Southern Pines Police Department announced Charles Campbell, a 24 year veteran of the Southern Pines Police Department, will be promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief effective January 1.
In his new position, Deputy Chief Campbell is the second in command of the Southern Pines Police Department, responsible for command, control and oversight of the administration division, patrol division, investigation division and directed patrol/special operations.
Prior to this promotion, Deputy Chief Campbell served as a Captain with oversight of the administration division and communications division of the Southern Pines Police Department.
Deputy Chief Campbell received his Master of Science Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Columbia Southern University, Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminology from Mount Olive University and an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Stanly Community College. Deputy Chief Campbell has completed the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association Supervisory Institute and Command Institute, and the Management Develop Program through the North Carolina Department of Justice.
In his long tenure at the Southern Pines Police Department, Deputy Chief Campbell has taken on several collateral duties to include: serving as a member of the special response team, crisis negotiations team commander, certified general instructor, certified taser instructor, field training officer and the agency training coordinator.