Lieutenant Colonel H.C. Davis

LtCol H.C. DavisChairman
Northeast Counterdrug Training Center

Director of Criminal Investigations
Virginia State Police

H. C. Davis began his professional career in 1976, when he was selected by the Virginia State Police as a Trooper. During his 33-year tenure, he has served in various positions within the Department, to include Special Agent, Assistant Special Agent in-Charge, Deputy Assistant Director of the Drug Enforcement Division, Assistant Director of the Drug Enforcement Division, Captain, Major and Lieutenant Colonel. Davis currently serves as the Director of the Bureau of Criminal Investigation, which is responsible for all of the divisions that support the criminal investigative efforts of the State Police. These divisions include General Investigative, Drug Enforcement, Criminal Intelligence, Computer Crimes, Support Services and the Counterterrorism and Criminal Interdiction Unit.

Lieutenant Colonel Davis obtained an Associate's Degree in Police Science from Danville (Virginia) Community College, and a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology/Law Enforcement from Averett University. He attended Old Dominion University from 1993 to 1996, and received a Master of Public Administration Degree in August 1996. In addition to his formal degrees, he has completed the Administrative Officers Management Program at North Carolina State University, the Advanced Police Executive Development Program at Pennsylvania State University, the Virginia Executive Institute at Virginia Commonwealth University, and the Professional Executive Leadership School at the University of Richmond.

Davis is a member of Pi Alpha Alpha, the National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration. He has served as President for the National Alliance of State Drug Enforcement Agencies, and is Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Northeast Counterdrug Training Center located at Fort Indiantown Gap, PA. He is also a member of the Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police, the Virginia Sheriff's Institute, and the International Association of Chiefs of Police.