Chief of Police, Weldon NC

Chief Macon comes to the Weldon Police Department with a proven record as an accomplished supervisor with expertise in solving and managing criminal and fraudulent cases.

Weldon Police Chief Mark MaconChief Mark Macon

Tel: 252-536-3136
Fax: 252-536-0755


Chief Mark Macon's Career

Mark T. Macon was sworn in as Weldon’s first African American Chief of Police on September 27, 2006.

  • He Briefly worked as a narcotic agent for the town of Aulander in 1991
  • Northampton County Sheriff’s office from 1992-1993
  • Halifax County Sheriff’s office from 1993-2006. In 1997 Chief Macon was promoted to  Detective Sergeant and in 2001 he was promoted to lieutenant Detective
  • Adjunct Professor for North Carolina Wesleyan College, Saint Paul’s College and Saint Augustine’s College and Phoenix University


  • M.P.A  University of North Carolina at Pembroke
  • B.S.,  Criminal Justice, Cum Laude, Western Carolina University
  • A.A.S, Criminal Justice Halifax Community College

Professional Certification and Training

  • Law Enforcement Executive Program (L.E.E.P) North Carolina State University, 2011
  • Chief of Police Training Course, North Carolina Justice Academy 2009
  • Certified Basic Law Enforcement Instructor, 1997
  • Chief Executive Leadership Course Southern Police Institute, 2012
  • UNC School of Government, 2013

Agency Accomplishments

  • Revision of the department’s evidence custody and control
  • Implementation of new policies to enhance efficiency and service
  • Development of a responsive, transparent citizen complaint review process
  • Development of youth athletic programs to enhance the quality of life of local youth
  • Re-established an efficient K-9 program
  • Re-Established community watch programs
  • Development and implementation of career progression program for officers
  • Participation and partnerships with local school system
  • Participation and support of the local law enforcement executive alliance
  • Acquisition of federal and state grant funds for technology advancement and police equipment

Chief Macon’s Current and Future Initiatives:

  • Establish Raidsonline for community awareness and crime hot spot idenification