Assistant Chief Clarence T. Hunter, Jr. (retired) holds a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership. He joined the Henrico County Police Division in July 1996 as a police officer. During his tenure, he has served in Criminal Investigations, Organized Crime, and SWAT. He also served as Commanding Officer for Patrol Operations, South Station and Personnel and Training.
In addition to being a graduate of the Administrative Officers Management Program at North Carolina State University, Assistant Chief Hunter is a graduate of the Police Executive Leadership School at the University of Richmond and the Senior Management Institute for Police, sponsored by the Police Executive Research Forum, in Boston, Massachusetts. He has received a Wilmer J. Hedrick Award, Richard G. Engels Award, Silver Star Award, two Meritorious Unit Awards, and a Certificate of Appreciation. Assistant Chief Hunter is a national instructor for the Fair Impartial Policing program.
Prior to becoming a member of the Police Division, Assistant Chief Hunter served for six years as a police officer with the City of Richmond Police Department. He also served in the United States Army, 82nd Airborne Division, and the Virginia Army National Guard, retiring at the rank of Master Sergeant.