Assistant Chief T. A. Byrd
Allen Byrd became the Assistant Chief of Police of the Mebane Police Department on September 19, 2009.
Assistant Chief Byrd began his career with the Mebane Police Department in 1997 as a Patrol Officer. In 2000, he was assigned to Vice and Narcotics Division. In 2003, he was promoted to Lieutenant, Captain in 2005 and Assistant Chief in 2009.
Assistant Chief Byrd has held a variety of assignments during his employment with the Mebane Police Department, including assignments in the Patrol Division, Special Response Team, and Criminal Investigations. As a Lieutenant, he oversaw the Criminal Investigations Division which includes the Vice and Narcotics Unit. As a Captain, he oversaw the Operations (Patrol) Division and the Special Response Team.
Assistant Chief Byrd is a graduate of the North Carolina Justice Academy’s Management Development Program (Class #20). He also holds the North Carolina Advanced Law Enforcement Certification. Assistant Chief Byrd is a General Instructor, Taser Instructor, ASP Baton Instructor, Specialized Firearms Instructor and a Specialized Physical Fitness Instructor.
Lieutenant J. L. Richardson
Jeremiah Richardson was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant within the Mebane Police Department on September 19, 2009.
Lieutenant Richardson began his career with the Mebane Police Department in 2005 as a Narcotics Investigator. Lieutenant Richardson has held a variety of assignments during his employment with the Mebane Police Department, including assignments in the Patrol Division, Special Response Team, and Criminal Investigations. As a Lieutenant, he has been assigned as the Commander over the Support Services Division, the Operations Division and the Special Response Team.
Lieutenant Richardson is a graduate of Alamance Community College after receiving an Associate's Degree in Criminal Justice. He is also a graduate of the Law Enforcement Executive Program within the School of Public and International Affairs at North Carolina State University. He also holds the North Carolina Advanced Law Enforcement Certification. Lieutenant Richardson possesses a General and Specialized Firearms Instructor Certification issued by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.
Lieutenant A. T. Cole
Adam Cole became Lieutenant at the Mebane Police Department July 01 of 2014. Prior to his appointment to the support division Lt. Cole was assigned as a Sergeant on patrol.
Lt. Cole has been assigned several different task and responsibilities while at the Mebane Police Department. As a Lieutenant, he oversees the patrol division to include K9 and Traffic Teams and in his previous role, he oversaw the operations of the Criminal Investigations Division, evidence, records, school resource officer, animal control, Internal Affairs and the narcotics officer that is currently assigned to the count task force.
Lt. Cole is has successfully completed the Law Enforcement Executive Program at North Carolina State University in 2014-2015, received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Social and Criminal Justice from Ashford University in 2010, Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Organizational Leadership from Ashford University in 2012, and received his North Carolina Advanced Criminal Justice Certificate in 2016. Lt. Cole has completed the 215th Command Institute for Law Enforcement Executives through the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association in February of 2017. Lt. Cole is a general instructor for the Mebane Police Department.