In this video, Chief Mitchell discusses the lessons he's learned over the years as a leader.
A native of Pittsburgh, David B. Mitchell received a B.S. in management and technology from UMGC, a M.A. in public policy from UMCP, and a J.D. from the UMB School of Law. He also graduated from the FBI National Academy. Mitchell began his professional career with the PGPD in 1971, and quickly rose through the ranks to become Police Chief. In 1995 he was appointed as Secretary of the Maryland State Police. In 2004, Mitchell accepted an appointment as Delaware's state Secretary of Saftey and Homeland Security. Finally, in 2010 Mitchell returned to Maryland to serve as Director of Public Saftey and Chief of UMD Police Department.