Following a nationwide search, Jack Moorman has been selected as the Town of Stallings’ next Chief of Police. Moorman has over 32 years of law enforcement experience including the past eight as Police Chief of the North Carolina State University Police Department. He replaces Chief Minor Plyler, who retired after over a 35-year career in law enforcement and emergency services.
After an extensive screening process, six candidates were selected for an intensive multi-day assessment process where a team of law enforcement and management experts evaluated each candidate on a range of exercises designed to be valid, reliable, and unbiased in assessing the critical competencies required for the position. The assessment exercises were designed following an extensive job analysis and were based on objective behavioral criteria, rather than subjective criteria. Moorman earned the highest overall score in each stage of the selection process.
“Chief Moorman exhibited the expertise, judgment, skills, leadership, integrity, and experience that are essential in the Stallings Police Chief,” stated Town Manager Alex Sewell. “His demonstrated emphasis on community policing and collaborative leadership, both in the community and with his fellow officers, is emblematic of the positive organizational culture we celebrate as ‘the Stallings Way’. We are excited to welcome Chief Moorman to Stallings and look forward to him leading our highly professional department.”
Moorman worked with the City of Raleigh Police Department from 1987 to 2006, where he served in a broad range of roles including Police District Captain, Administrative Lieutenant, Warrant Squad Sergeant, Community Policing Sergeant, K-9 Sergeant, Patrol Sergeant, Drugs and Vice Investigator, Community Policing Officer, K-9 Officer, and Patrolman. He has been employed by the North Carolina State University Police Department since 2006, where he previously served as the Emergency Communication Center Director and then Support Services Division Commander (Captain). Since 2011, he has served as the North Carolina State University Police Chief.
“There’s a wonderful vibe to Stallings. I’ve been very impressed with the professionalism and friendliness of everyone I’ve met,” Moorman said. “I’m excited about getting out in the community, meeting residents and continuing the great work already being done by Stallings PD.”
Moorman is a graduate of the 267th session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, VA. In 2018, he obtained his Doctorate of Education degree from N.C. State University. His doctoral dissertation focused on campus law enforcement job satisfaction. He obtained his Master of Public Administration degree from N.C. State University in 2001. In 1986, he graduated Magna Cum Laude from Lynchburg College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Religious Studies. Moorman grew up on a farm in Gladys, Virginia.
Moorman co-chaired the Security Awareness and Compliance Committee of the University of North Carolina System Security Initiative Task Force in 2013-2014. In 2014 and again in 2017, he was elected to the Board of Directors for the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA), representing the Southeastern United States. In 2019, he received the IACLEA President’s Award.
Chief Moorman begins his work in Stallings on October 2, 2019.