Harold E. Medlock, Jr.

Subject Matter Expert

Independent Consultant, Fayetteville N.C. Police Department Chief of Police (Retired)

Areas of Expertise:
Crime prevention, Community, community outreach and collaboration, law enforcement training and leadership, training

Chief Medlock served as Chief of Police of the Fayetteville Police Department from February 18, 2013 to December 31, 2016.  He served over two decades with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department in a variety of assignments; promoting through the ranks.  Chief Medlock promoted to Deputy Chief in 2008, overseeing the Field Services South Group, and serving as National Special Security Event (NSSE) Co-Chair for the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

Chief Medlock earned his Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and an MBA from Pfeiffer University.  He is a graduate of the FBI National Executive Institute, the FBI National Academy and the Senior Management Institute for Police.    

Chief Medlock actively served on a number of law enforcement and social issue boards including the North Carolina Governor’s Crime Commission, the North Carolina Police Executives Association, the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Standards Commission and the N.C. Commission for Racial and Ethnic Disparity.