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TIMOTHY LONGO, CHIEF OF CHARLOTTESVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT, TO GIVE KEYNOTE ADDRESS AT CHAMBER LEADERSHIP CHARLOTTESVILLE ALUMNI ASSN. LUNCHEON TOMORROW – WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21ST, AT GLENMORE COUNTRY CLUB, 11:30AM-1:30PM. LCAA “2015 LEADERS’ LEADER AWARD” TO BE AWARDED.
(Charlottesville, Virginia – January 20) Timothy Longo, Chief of the Charlottesville Police Department, will deliver the keynote address at the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce Leadership Charlottesville Alumni Association Luncheon – TOMORROW – Wednesday, January 21ST, 11:30am-1:30pm at Glenmore Country Club.
The LCAA “2015 Leaders’ Leader Award” will also be presented at the Luncheon
“Given the Chief’s busy schedule of late with these high profile cases, we are extremely excited to have him speak to the Leadership Charlottesville Alumni Association”, says LCAA President Toan Nguyen. “He’s been an excellent leader for our police department and we look forward to hearing the leadership nuggets of wisdom he’ll share with the Association.”
Chief Longo began his law enforcement career with the Baltimore Police Department in 1981, as a Police Cadet. From 1984 to 1995, he served in various capacities throughout the department as a police officer, police sergeant, and police lieutenant. In April1993, he assumed command of the department’s Special Investigation Section within the Internal Investigation Division. From 1996 to 1998, Chief Longo served as Commander of the Southeastern District and in December 1998, became the Chief of Staff to Police Commissioner Thomas Frazier. In March 1999, he again received exempt appointment to the rank of Colonel and served as Chief of the Technical Services Bureau, a position that he held until his retirement in Baltimore in March 2000.
In February 2001, Chief Longo was selected to serve as Chief of Police for the City of Charlottesville, Virginia where he continues to serve to this day. He regularly speaks to the Leadership Charlottesville classes for the Criminal Justice session held yearly at the Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Jail.
The LCAA Leaders’ Leader Award recipient is a Leadership Charlottesville graduate who has demonstrated initiative, vision, and responsibility, investing their time and efforts to contribute to the community, the Leadership Charlottesville program, and/or the Alumni Association. This recipient is nominated by their peers within the Alumni Association.
Formed in 1985, the Leadership Charlottesville Alumni Association (LCAA) is an alumni organization for the graduates of the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce Leadership Charlottesville program. LCAA is dedicated to continuing the networking, learning, and community activities stimulated by its members’ participation in the Chamber program.
The Chamber established Leadership Charlottesville in 1982 as an “economic development” initiative in order to advance a key Chamber program to serve our member enterprises’ efforts to help build an active corps of engaged, dedicated civic leaders. Leadership Charlottesville has become and remains a signature Chamber member-service, community-building program. Since 1982, the Chamber has graduated more than 850 individuals from Leadership Charlottesville. They are now challenging themselves, serving their employers and our community in active community-building efforts.
Founded in 1913, the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to representing private enterprise, promoting business and enhancing the quality of life in our Greater Charlottesville communities. Today the Chamber’s more than 1,100 member and affiliate member enterprises employ more than 45,000 people in our community, representing an estimated total payroll of more than $1.75 billion a year.