Jackie McNeil, Chief of Police, 1992-1997
Durham native Jackie McNeil became the interim chief of police of the Durham Police Department in 1992 after Trevor Hampton resigned, remaining chief for five years. His accomplishments include establishing a Domestic Violence Unit and heading a task force aimed at reducing crime. Like his predecessor Hampton, McNeil pushed community policing efforts. He resigned in 1997 amid allegations of racism and sexual harassment within the department.
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