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Instructor
Harry P. Dolan

Harry P. Dolan

Chief of Police (Ret.)

Harry P. Dolan is a 32-year police veteran who served as a Chief of Police since 1987. As one of the nation's most experienced police chiefs, he brings 25 years of public safety executive experience to Dolan Consulting Group. He retired in October 2012 as Chief of Police of the Raleigh (N.C.) Police Department, an agency comprised of nearly 900 employees in America's 42nd largest city.

Chief Dolan began his law enforcement career in 1980 as a deputy sheriff in Asheville, North Carolina and served there until early 1982, when he joined the Raleigh Police Department, where he served as a patrol officer. In 1987, he was appointed Chief of Police for the N.C. Department of Human Resources Police Department, located in Black Mountain. He served as Chief of Police in Lumberton, N.C. from 1992 until 1998, when he became Chief of Police of the Grand Rapids, Michigan Police Department. He served in that capacity for nearly ten years before becoming Chief of the Raleigh Police Department in September 2007. As Chief, he raised the bar at every organization and left each in a better position to both achieve and sustain success.

Harry Dolan has lectured throughout the United States and has trained thousands of public safety professionals in the fields of Leadership & Management, Communications Skills, and Community Policing. Past participants have consistently described Chief Dolan's presentations as career changing, characterized by his sense of humor and unique ability to maintain participants' interest throughout his training sessions. Chief Dolan's demonstrated ability to connect with his clientele and deliver insightful instruction all with uncompromising principles will be of tremendous value in the private sector.

Chief Dolan's unbridled passion to achieve service-excellence is a driving force behind Dolan Consulting Group. He is a graduate of Western Carolina University and holds a Master's Degree in Organizational Leadership and Management from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

Upcoming Courses with Harry P. Dolan


Title Date(s) City State Reg. Fee More Info
Verbal De-escalation Training: Surviving Verbal Conflict® 12/17/18 Frisco TX $195.00 Learn More
Verbal De-escalation: Surviving Verbal Conflict® 01/28/19 - 01/29/19 Perrysburg OH $390.00 Learn More
Verbal De-escalation Train the Trainer Program: Surviving Verbal Conflict® 01/28/19 - 01/31/19 Perrysburg OH $995.00 Learn More
Taking the Lead: Courageous Leadership for Today’s Public Safety 02/06/19 - 02/07/19 Conshohocken PA $390.00 Learn More
Street Sergeant®: Evidence-Based First-Line Supervision Training 02/11/19 - 02/15/19 Lansing MI $995.00 Learn More
Taking the Lead: Courageous Leadership for Today’s Public Safety 02/13/19 Hammond IN $195.00 Learn More
Taking the Lead: Courageous Leadership for Today’s Public Safety 02/14/19 Hammond IN $195.00 Learn More
Winning Back Your Community: Improving Public Perception of the Police 02/19/19 - 02/20/19 Perrysburg OH $390.00 Learn More
Taking the Lead: Courageous Leadership for Today’s Public Safety 02/22/19 Urbana OH $195.00 Learn More
Verbal De-escalation Train the Trainer Program: Surviving Verbal Conflict® 02/25/19 - 02/28/19 Murray UT $995.00 Learn More
Taking the Lead: Courageous Leadership for Today’s Public Safety 03/01/19 Denver CO $195.00 Learn More
Street Sergeant®: Evidence-Based First-Line Supervision Training 03/18/19 - 03/22/19 Columbia SC $995.00 Learn More
Street Sergeant®: Evidence-Based First-Line Supervision Training 03/25/19 - 03/29/19 Cedar City UT $995.00 Learn More
Verbal De-escalation Training: Surviving Verbal Conflict® 04/01/19 - 04/02/19 Orange Beach AL $390.00 Learn More
Verbal De-escalation Train the Trainer Program: Surviving Verbal Conflict® 04/01/19 - 04/04/19 Orange Beach AL $995.00 Learn More
Winning Back Your Community: Improving Public Perception of the Police 04/02/19 Orange Beach AL $195.00 Learn More
Winning Back Your Community Train the Trainer Program: Improving Public Perception of the Police 04/02/19 - 04/04/19 Orange Beach AL $695.00 Learn More
Taking the Lead: Courageous Leadership for Today’s Public Safety 04/08/19 Hillsboro OR $195.00 Learn More
Verbal De-escalation: Surviving Verbal Conflict® 04/09/19 - 04/10/19 Hillsboro OR $390.00 Learn More
Street Sergeant®: Evidence-Based First-Line Supervision Training 04/29/19 - 05/03/19 New Braunfels TX $995.00 Learn More
Developing Organizational Performance Leadership