From the Town of Bel Air:
The Bel Air Board of Town Commissioners appointed Charles A. Moore to the position of Chief of Police on Monday, September 21, 2015, at the Town Hall Meeting held at 39 North Hickory Avenue in Bel Air.
Mr. Moore was the top candidate recommended for the job. A two panel committee recruited for and conducted several interviews for the position of Chief of Police, following the announcement of Leo F. Matrangola’s retirement in July 2015. In the end, both the Commissioner/Citizen and Department Head panels submitted Mr. Moore as their choice, to L. Jesse Bane, Town Administrator.
Charles A. Moore is a life-long Harford County resident and graduate of North Harford High School. Mr. Moore’s background and experience, in both state and county law enforcement, will be an asset to the Town of Bel Air. Mr. Moore graduated ninth out of a class of sixty, from the Maryland State Police Academy in 1988. He continued to pursue his education while working full-time in the Maryland State Police Field Operations Bureau ultimately achieving his Master’s Degree from Johns Hopkins University in Leadership and Management. He retired from the Maryland State Police, Police Communications Support Division, as Captain/Executive Officer in July 2014. Since then he has served as Warden of the Harford County Detention Center and held other positions in the private sector. Please join us in welcoming Mr. Moore to the Town of Bel Air.