Capt. Donnie Hensley

Capt. Donnie Hensley began his law enforcement career with the Forest City Police Department in June of 2001. Capt. Hensley has served at the Forest City Police Department as a Patrol Officer, Patrol Corporal, Patrol Sergeant and Lieutenant before being promoted to Captain. Prior to beginning his career in law enforcement, Capt. Hensley served in the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division and the North Carolina Army National Guard. 
Capt. Hensley has his Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate from the Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission. Capt. Hensley is a graduate of NC Justice Academy Management Development Program Class 25 and is a member of the NC Internal Affairs Investigators Association. Capt. Hensley serves as the Commander of the Patrol Division, Criminal Investigation Divisions and Special Operations Team for the police department.
Capt. Hensley is married to his wife, Shawna, and they have two children, Shayla and Bryson. 


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