|Chief Campurciani||Assistant Chief Falzone||Assistant Chief Cooke||Assistant Chief Dyson|
Chief Ron Campurciani
Chief Campurciani is currently serving in the leadership capacity of Chief of Police. He began his law enforcement career in 1985 with the Dover Police Department in New Hampshire.
In 1987, he transferred to the West Springfield Police Department in West Springfield, Massachusetts, where he spent the majority of his career.
During his career as a law enforcement officer, his duties over the years included narcotics investigations, commanding the department's Special Response Team, and taking charge of Internal Affairs.
While at West Springfield PD, Campurciani rose to the rank of Chief and retired in May 2018. He is also the former Executive Director of the Western Mass Police Chiefs Association.
Campurciani received his bachelor's degree in Law Enforcement from Western New England College and his Master's Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from the same institution. Additionally, he graduated from the 195th session of the FBI National Academy.
Assistant Chief Frank Falzone
Assistant Chief Frank J. Falzone began his law enforcement career with the Mooresville Police Department in 1996 and now leads the department’s Patrol Division. During his career, Falzone advanced through the supervisory ranks of the Patrol Division, supervised Narcotics Investigations, and served on the department’s Special Response Team for sixteen years as an Operator, Team Leader, and Team Commander.
Falzone holds an Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate and General Instructor Certification, through the North Carolina Department of Justice, and is a certified instructor for the department’s Taser Conducted Electrical Weapon and Rape Aggression Defense (RAD) women’s self-defense programs. Additionally, he is active in teaching courses in the Basic Law Enforcement Training Program at Mitchell Community College, serves as an in-service training instructor at Central Piedmont Community College, has completed undergraduate coursework in criminal justice at Mitchell Community College, and is a graduate of the North Carolina Justice Academy’s Management Development Program.
As part of the department’s focus on community policing and outreach, Falzone founded Explorer Post #612 in 1999. The program gives an opportunity for young people to gain an awareness of the law enforcement profession and for them to develop and maintain positive relationships with police officers.
In 2008, Falzone was awarded the Mooresville Police Department’s Meritorious Conduct Medal for his leadership and coordination of a multi-agency effort to apprehend a homicide suspect. He is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps and is a member of the Fraternal Order of Police, NC Police Executives Association, Southern States Police Benevolent Association, and the Law Enforcement Executive Development Association.
Assistant Chief Joe Cooke
Assistant Chief Joseph Cooke began his law enforcement career with Mooresville Police Department in 2001 as a patrol officer. While with the Mooresville Police Department, Cooke has risen through the ranks from patrol officer, Sergeant, and Captain, to his current position. His duties over his years with the Mooresville Police Department included Field Training officers and Criminal Investigations. Cooke was promoted to Captain in 2009 and served as patrol watch commander, Criminal Investigations Division supervisor, and oversaw the Narcotics Division. He has been a part of the department’s Special Response Team (SRT) since 2004 as a member, Assistant Leader, and Team Leader and is currently the Team Commander, overseeing the Negotiations Team and SRT.
Cooke is a North Carolina Training and Standards Commission Specialized Instructor, frequently conducts in-service training, and is the lead firearms instructor with the department. In addition to his current position, he is an instructor for (BLET) Basic Law Enforcement Training and is a member of the Mooresville-South Iredell Crime Stoppers board.
Cooke received his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Western Carolina University and his master’s degree in Strategic Leadership from Mountain State University. He has a North Carolina Training and Standards Commission Advanced Law Enforcement Certification and has also attended specialized law enforcement leadership classes and training, such as the University of North Carolina Charlotte’s MPA Public Management Academy and Central Piedmont Community College’s Public Safety Leadership Institute.
Assistant Chief Robert Dyson
Assistant Chief Robert Dyson is a native of Mooresville and began his law enforcement career with the Iredell County Sherriff’s Office in 1996. Dyson has been with the Mooresville Police Department since 1997, and while with the department, he has risen through the ranks from patrol officer to Detective, Sergeant, and Captain, to his current position where he oversees the Investigative and Field Operations Division.
His duties over his years with the Mooresville Police Department have included Field Training Officer, Narcotics Investigator, Patrol District Supervisor, and Patrol Watch Commander. While working as a Narcotics Investigator, Dyson was the first detective from Mooresville Police Department to be cross sworn with Immigration and Customs Enforcement as a federal task force officer. In this capacity, he participated in numerous large-scale drug trafficking investigations.
Dyson received a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Gardner-Webb University and an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice from Mitchell Community College. He holds an Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate through the North Carolina Department of Justice. Additionally, he has attended specialized law enforcement leadership classes and training, such as the FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Program, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte’s MPA Public Management Academy, the West Point Leadership Program at Methodist University, Central Piedmont Community College’s Public Safety Leadership Institute and Rowan-Cabarrus Community College’s Law Enforcement Leadership & Management Development Program.
In 2005, Dyson was awarded the Mooresville Police Department’s “Medal of Merit” for his performance while functioning as a Narcotics Investigator. In 2008, he was named the Mooresville/Lake Norman Exchange Club’s "Law Enforcement Officer of the Year," and in 2015, he was awarded the Mooresville Police Department’s “Meritorious Conduct Medal” for his leadership in managing a critical incident involving officers and residents being exposed to toxic material.