top of page

Duty to Intervene


4:10 - 5:00 PM

Room 1

This session will review the responsibility and duty of officers to intervene in specific situations.

About the Presenter(s)
Duty to Intervene

Robert Hassel

Chief of Police, Rocky Mount Police Department

Duty to Intervene

Robert Hassell is an accomplished law enforcement executive with
more than 28 years of leadership experience. He began his career in
1995 with the Kinston Police Department where he served 10 years.
He has served in many capacities of leadership including Public
Safety Director, Chief of Police, and as Associate Vice Chancellor of
Police and Public Safety. He was honored to accept the appointment
of Chief of Police for the Rocky Mount Police Department May 03,
Chief Robert Hassell has a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice
Administration, a Master’s degree in Public Administration,
Doctorate of Management in Organizational Leadership.
Chief Hassell served as President of the North Carolina Association of Chiefs of Police during
2016 and is currently a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police. Chief
Hassell continues to serve in other leadership roles statewide and is currently Vice-Chair of the
Planning Committee for the NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.
During his leisure time, Chief Hassell serves as a volunteer for a youth mentoring program.
His greatest accomplishment will always be his family.

bottom of page