Deputy Chief of Police Michael Maslow is a Hampton Roads native having been raised in Norfolk and Virginia Beach. He began his career with the Norfolk Police Department in 1991 after attending East Carolina University and earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Old Dominion University. Deputy Chief of Police Maslow has, at various ranks, been assigned to uniform patrol, the Vice and Narcotics Division, the Internal Affairs Division, the Special Enforcement Division, the Detective Division, the Criminal Intelligence Unit, and the Office of Professional Standards. He was promoted to the rank of Assistant Chief of Police in January 2017 and served as the Assistant Chief in charge of the Investigative Services Bureau which, at the time included, the Detective Division, the Vice and Narcotics Division, the Criminal Intelligence Unit, and the Crime Analysis Section. Deputy Chief of Police Maslow was appointed to his current position on February 1, 2021.
Deputy Chief Maslow assists the Chief in managing the day to day operations of the department and provides leadership and oversight for the management of the department's three bureaus: Field Operations, Investigative Services, and Administrative Services. Additionally, he has direct oversight of the Public Information Office and the department's community outreach efforts.