James E. Hinson Jr.
Deputy Chief James E. Hinson Jr. joined the Greensboro Police Department in 1991, as a member of the 68th PBIC. He most recently serviced as the Commanding Officer of Eastern Division. His previous assignments included Executive Officer of the Special Operations Division in District I, III, and Operational Support, and as Watch Commander. He currently serves as the Patrol Bureau Commander.
Hinson holds a bachelor's degree in industrial technology manufacturing systems from North Carolina A&T State University and a master’s in liberal studies from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He is also a 2012 graduate of the Senior Management Institute for Police (SMIP) at Boston University.