Captain Doug Wilhelm
Commander of the Criminal Investigations Unit
Captain Doug Wilhelm is a native of Kannapolis, North Carolina. He graduated from A.L. Brown High School in 1980 and earned an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice from Rowan Cabarrus Community College in 1997. He earned his Advanced Law Enforcement Certificate from the N.C. Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and a Criminal Investigation Certificate from the N.C. Justice Academy. Captain Wilhelm is also a certified instructor with the commission.
Captain Wilhelm started his career in law enforcement in 1989 as a deputy sheriff at the Cabarrus County Sheriff’s Office. On July 10, 1995 he accepted a position as a patrol officer with the Concord Police Department. Since being hired, Captain Wilhelm has worked in the Patrol Division, Criminal Investigation Division, and the Support Services Division as a Dare/School Resource Officer. He is currently the Captain of the Criminal Investigations Unit.
Captain Wilhelm currently lives in Stanly County with his wife he has been happily married to for 24 years. He has three children and two grandchildren.