Assistant Chief Chris Gaddis is a 27 year veteran of the Burlington Police Department and currently in command of the Support Bureau. He has previously served in supervisory roles within the Patrol, Criminal Investigations, Community Relations, and Professional Standards Divisions of the department. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from East Carolina University. He is a 2017 graduate of the 270th Session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Academy. He is a current Executive Board Member with Ralph Scott Lifesrevices and with the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.
Over the last twenty years, he has been instrumental in the development of staff acting as field training officer and instructor in several disciplines. He also serves as an Adjunct Instructor for Alamance Community College and the North Carolina Justice Academy.