B.A.S., Campbell University; M.J.A., Methodist University
Dave retired as a Major from the Cary Police Department, Cary, North Carolina on November 1, 2011. Dave retired with over 32 years of police service. When he retired he was the Services Bureau Commander where he oversaw the Criminal Investigations Division, Emergency Communications Center, Traffic Safety Team, I.M.P.A.C.T. Team, Records, Accreditation, and Animal Control.
Dave previously served as the Criminal Investigations Division Commander, Field Operations Division Commander, Crisis Negotiations Team Commander, Training Director, Watch Commander, Community Services Officer, Firearms Instructor, D.A.R.E. Officer, and Patrol Officer. While working in these roles Dave had the opportunity to develop the position of Community Services Officer and Training Director. He also developed the Cary Police Department Citizen Police Academy, and coordinated the Construction of the Cary Police Department Firearms Training Center.
Dave received his Associates in Applied Sciences Degree from Wake Technical Community College, his Bachelor of Applied Sciences Degree from Campbell University, and his Master in Justice Administration from Methodist University.
Outside of work Dave is very active at his church, St. Michael's the Archangel Catholic Church in Cary, NC. Dave is Chair of the Pastoral Council, Chair of the Safe Environment Team, Safe Environment Instructor, a Eucharistic Minister, a Knight in the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, and a 4th Degree Knight of Columbus.
When not working or volunteering Dave and his wife Linda enjoy traveling, fly fishing, scuba diving, and riding his Harley.