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Executive Staff

 

Chief Gina V. Hawkins

Hawkins, Gina Chief of police

Chief of Police

Gina V. Hawkins is the Chief of Police for the Fayetteville Police Department. Chief Hawkins joined the Fayetteville Police Department in 2017. Chief Hawkins manages the Fayetteville Police Department, which has over 430 sworn personnel and over 170 non-sworn personnel.

 

Read more about Chief Gina V. Hawkins.

 

 

 

 


Assistant Chief Michael Petti

Field Operations Bureau Commander

AC Petti

Assistant Chief Michael Petti commands the Field Operations Bureau, which is comprised of various patrol and investigative units. Assistant Chief Petti oversees the following:

  • Patrol Operations
    • Campbellton District
    • Central District
    • Cross Creek District
    • Property and Fraud Units
    • Discretionary Units
  • Major Crimes
    • Crimes Against Persons (Homicide, Aggravated Assault, Robbery)
    • Special Victims Unit (Youth Services, Cyber Crimes)
    • Victim Advocate
    • Ceasefire Coordinator
  • Vice Investigations
    • Task Force Officers
    • Interdiction Unit (Narcotics, Diversion, Technical Services, Human Trafficking)
    • Violent Criminal Apprehension Team
    • Violent Fugitive Task Force
    • Gun Tracer
    • Forensic Unit
    • Felony Folders

 


Assistant Chief Anthony Kelly

Specialized Services Bureau Commander

AC Kelly

Assistant Chief Anthony Kelly commands the Specialized Services Bureau, which is comprised of various units in Training and Professional Development, Field Operations Support, the Community Resource Division, Specialized Operations, Central Records, and our Technical Support Division. Assistant Chief Kelly oversees the following:

  • Training and Professional Development Unit
  • Traffic Support Unit
  • Community Resource  Unit
  • Specialized Operations
    • Emergency Response Team
    • Civil Emergency Unit
    • Crisis Negotiation Team
    • Urban Search and Rescue Unit
  • Central Records Unit
  • Technical Support Unit
  • Communications Unit

 

 


Major Laura Downing

Major Downing

Chief of Staff

Major Laura Downing is the Chief of Staff and reports directly to the Chief of Police.                Major Downing oversees the following:

  • Crime Information Center
  • RMS Database Management
  • Planning, Research, and Development Unit
  • Community Affairs Unit
  • Public Information Office

 

 

Major Robert Ramirez

Major Ramirez

Field Operations Bureau Investigative Major

Major Robert Ramirez reports directly to Assistant Chief Michael Petti. Major Ramirez is responsible for overseeing and assisting with operations within the Field Operations Bureau Investigative Division. Major Ramirez oversees the following:

  • Major Crimes Division
  • Vice Investigations Division

 

 

 


Major Darry Whitaker

Field Operations Bureau Patrol Major

Major Whitaker

Major Darry Whitaker reports directly to Assistant Chief Michael Petti. Major Whitaker is responsible for overseeing and assisting with operations within the Field Operations Bureau Patrol Division. Major Whitaker oversees the following:

  • Patrols Operations
    • Campbellton District
    • Central District
    • Cross Creek District
    • Property and Fraud Units
    • Discretionary Units

 

 

 

 


 

Major James Nolette

Major Nolette

Specialized Services Bureau Major

Major James Nolette reports directly to Assistant Chief Anthony Kelly. Major Nolette is responsible for overseeing and assisting with operations within the Specialized Services Bureau. 

  • Training and Professional Development Unit
  • Traffic Support Unit
  • Community Resource Unit
  • Specialized Operations
  • Central Records Unit
  • Technical Services Unit
  • Communications Division