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Policing in 2024 with David Robinson
March 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am EST
TOPIC: Policing in 2024
SPEAKER: David Robinson, Deputy Chief, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department
Deputy Chief Robinson will provide insights into the security and public-order issues facing Charlotte this year and beyond and the plans of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department to meet those challenges.
NOTE: Location change. This presentation will be at Temple Beth El.
Directions to Temple Beth El:
- Enter Shalom Park at the light – 5007 Providence Rd.
- At the T-intersection, turn right, then make an immediate right.
- Turn left into parking lots for Temple Beth El.
Deputy Chief David Robinson joined the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department as a member of the 122nd Recruit Class in 1996. He was promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief on October 6, 2022. As the Deputy Chief of the Patrol Services Group, he oversees approximately 1200 sworn and civilian employees, within 13 Patrol Divisions and Airport Law Enforcement.
With over 27 years of dedicated public service to the City of Charlotte, Deputy Chief Robinson has held many assignments to include, Major over the Administrative Services Bureau and Central Patrol Service Area, Captain of the Central and Hickory Grove Patrol Divisions as well as Captain over the Recruiting Unit. As a Lieutenant, Deputy Chief Robinson was assigned to the Homicide Unit where he supervised four squads of Homicide Detectives dedicated to bringing justice to murder victims and their families. Additionally, Deputy Chief Robinson served as a Supervisor in the Steele Creek Division and the Street Crimes Unit after seven years as a police officer.
As an innovative leader within the Law Enforcement Profession, Deputy Chief Robinson is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), an organization which works to address the most crucial issues facing law enforcement today. He currently serves as a member on the IACP Victim Services Committee, which supports cooperation and assistance between law enforcement and other crisis intervention providers to improve services and treatment for crime victims. Deputy Chief Robinson also graduated from the inaugural session of CMPD’s Command College in 2017.
From a young boy, Deputy Chief Robinson grew up in Charlotte, NC where he was educated in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System, (CMS). Following graduation from Independence High School, he attended Appalachian State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice, December of 1995. It was only three (3) short months later, March of 1996, when he made the very important life decision to join the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department. Since that time, Deputy Chief Robinson has worked tirelessly to build collaborative partnerships within the community, while engaging with the citizens of Charlotte on a human level, one positive interaction at a time.