top of page

timothy r. bellamy



Timothy Ray Bellamy retired as Chief of Police of the Greensboro Police Department in August 2010.  Prior to becoming Chief, Bellamy served law enforcement of several capacities: 1981 -1983 Detention Officer Guilford County Sheriff Department; 1983 - 2010 Greensboro Police Department, served as Patrol Officer, Detective (Vice/Narcotics Detective, Juvenile/Youth/Gang Detective), Patrol Sergeant, Staff Inspections Sergeant, Lieutenant assignments -(Executive Officer - Criminal investigations Division, Personnel Services Division and Patrol Sector; Captain over Patrol Division; Assistant Chief over Patrol Operations; Interim Police Chief  and  2011-2014 Director of Public Safety at North Carolina Central University.

Bellamy earned several degrees and certifications: Elizabeth City State University, Bachelor of Science – Criminal Justice (Manga Cum Laude); University of North Carolina -Greensboro, Master’s Degree Liberal Studies (Manga Cum Laude); FBI National Academy; FBI National Executive Institute; Australia Institute of Government – Sydney, Australia and the Southern Police Institute “Master’s Degree Program – University of Louisville.

Throughout his years in law enforcement Bellamy has been actively involved in various community programs and organizations:  Former Trustee - Board of Trustees at Elizabeth City State University; Former President of the Greater Triad Chapter of Elizabeth City State University National Alumni Association; Former Elizabeth City State University National Alumni Association Board Member;  Vice President of the North State Law Enforcement Officers Association; Hayes Taylor YMCA Annual Campaign;  Salvation Army of Greensboro Board Member; Greensboro Rotary member; Board Member Triad  Health Services and Sickle Cell; City of Greensboro Human Relations Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast; and Board Member Greensboro – Council of Elders Foundation.

Bellamy has also maintained membership in several fraternal organizations: Phi Beta Sigma, Fraternity Incorporated; Grand Inspector General 33rd Degree Prince Hall Affiliation; Greensboro Consistory 106 Prince Hall Affiliation; St. Johns Lodge #12 Prince Hall Mason; and Noble Shriner – Khalif Temple #144.

bottom of page