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Mooresville Police Department Chief Wins Keith Bulla Police Executive of the Year Award

Mooresville Police Department’s Chief Ron Campurciani was recently selected by the North Carolina Police Executives Association (NCPEA) to receive the Keith Bulla Police Executive of the Year Award. Chief Campurciani was presented the award at the NCPEA Annual Awards Banquet in Wilmington, North Carolina on July 18, 2023.

The Keith Bulla Police Executive of the Year Award is awarded to a well-rounded law enforcement officer who has exceeded the duty requirements expected of the position and has demonstrated a distinct pattern of community service coupled with professional achievement.

Chief Campurciani has spent over 35 years in law enforcement across the country. He joined Mooresville Police Department in 2019, previously serving as the Chief of Police in West Springfield, Massachusetts, and the Executive Director of the Western Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association.

During his career, Chief Campurciani has held many roles, serving as a DEA Task Force agent, an SRT Commander, Officer in Charge of a Narcotics Unit, the Commandant of a Regional Police Academy, and the Head of Internal Affairs, among other specialties. He is a graduate of the 195th Session of the FBI National Academy, where has named the honor graduate and class spokesperson. Along with his roles in law enforcement, Chief Campurciani has also served as adjunct professor at many colleges and universities in Massachusetts and Connecticut.

“I am proud of Mooresville Police Department and the level of compassionate service they provide to our residents and visitors,” said Town Manager Randy Hemann. “Chief Campurciani has done a great job of embracing new technology and new tools for policing while continuing to maintain emphasis on the connections officers have with those we serve.”


The North Carolina Police Executives Association (NCPEA) was incorporated August 28, 1947. Members of the association represent federal, state, municipal, campus, corporate law enforcement and security agencies as well as legal and educational organizations responsible for the training and development of police professionals throughout the state. Since 1947, the association has hosted the largest annual law enforcement training conference in the state. The North Carolina Police Executives Association works with educators throughout the country to ensure quality and affordable training to police professionals throughout the state. NCPEA supports legislative initiatives conducive to the delivery of progressive and professional police services through direct membership outreach and participation (the NCPEA does not employ or contract with paid lobbyists). Source: