Mr. Barry D Rountree
Chief Barry Rountree currently serves as the Chief of Police for the Winston Salem, North Carolina Police Department, a position he has held since 2013. Prior to his appointment to this position he assumed various positions and functional areas of the organization, including operations and administration. He joined the agency in 1988 and has participated in countless community activities, such as volunteering with the Boy Scouts of America and the Salvation Army. Chief Rountree holds a Master of Public Affairs from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Winston Salem State University. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Municipal Administration Program, and he is a graduate of the 31st session of the Administrative Officers Management Program at North Carolina State University. Chief Rountree is a member of several professional organizations to include the International Associations of Chiefs of Police, and is Regional Director for the North Carolina Association of Chiefs of Police.