Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) issued the following statement on incoming Durham Police Chief Cerelyn J. Davis:
“I join many in congratulating Cerelyn “CJ” Davis on her selection as the next Chief of Police for the Durham Police Department. I believe Deputy Chief Davis has the leadership and experience that is needed to lead the Durham Police Department in the years to come.
“Deputy Chief Davis’ 28 years of experience working for the City of Atlanta Police Department speaks for itself. She is a leader with exceptional qualifications who rose through the ranks, including patrol officer, detective, and sergeant. As deputy chief, Davis is highly respected by her colleagues and I am confident that she will continue to serve with distinction in her new role leading the Durham Police Department.
“I continue to be tremendously grateful for the service of the Durham Police Department who protect the community every day. I wish Deputy Chief Davis success in her new role, and I look forward to working with her and her team in the months to come.”