Starr Barbaro - Director At Large
NCPA Board of Directors - Director At Large
North Carolina Governor’s Crime Commission
1201 Front Street, Suite 200, Raleigh, NC 27609
Starr Barbaro has served with the North Carolina Governor’s Crime Commission since November 2002. She currently is the community development specialist for crime prevention, GangNet, and homeland security, and is working on school violence prevention and gang prevention, and awareness across North Carolina. Prior to coming to the Governor’s Crime Commission, Starr was a detective for the Lauderhill Police Department in Lauderhill, FL. Starr investigated physical and sexual child abuse and sex crimes and has more than 15 years of law enforcement experience.
She has conducted numerous training sessions and workshops on crime prevention, gang awareness, sex crimes, child abuse, and domestic violence. Starr received her B.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of Southwestern Louisiana, her Master’s in Public Administration from Florida International University in Miami, FL, and completed the Certified Public Manager program for the State of North Carolina. She holds an international certification as a Crime Prevention Specialist, a national certification in Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, and has obtained national recognition as a gang specialist. Starr is director at large for the National Crime Prevention Association and serves as a technical advisor for the North Carolina Crime Prevention Association.