Tim / Chief of Police
Tim Ledford joined the Mint Hill Police Department with over 30 years experience as the Chief of Police in August 2008. He began his career in 1974 with the National Guard. In 1995 he joined the King Police Department and worked through the ranks from patrolman to chief. As Chief of Police, he is responsible for the overall leadership, planning, direction, administration and evaluation of the Mint Hill Police Department.
Chief Ledford has a B.S. in Criminal Justice degree from Gardner Webb University and an M.A. Sociology with minor in Criminology from the University of North Carolina - Greensboro.
Chief Ledford is a member of the North Carolina Police Executives Association, International Association of Ethics Trainers, FBI National Academy Association, National Tactical Officers Association. In addition he Commissioner for the North Carolina Criminal Justice and Training Standards.
He and his wife reside in Mint Hill.