Charles E. Wilson Jr. police chief


North Carolina A&T State University has named Charles E. Wilson Jr. police chief.

Wilson brings with him more than 25 years of law enforcement experience. He will provide N.C. A&T’s police departments with leadership based on his personal philosophy of progressive community oriented policing.

Prior to A&T, Wilson served the Hickory Police Department for 12 years – first as a supervisor for patrol and investigations as well as lieutenant, later as commander of the Police and Communities Together (P.A.C.T.) program. Most recently, he spent seven years with the Morrisville Police Department as captain and director of support services. He also served in the U.S. Army.

Wilson holds certifications in computer voice stress analysis as well as law enforcement and advance law enforcement, both in the state of North Carolina. He earned his associate in applied science in criminal justice from Western Piedmont Community College in Morganton, N.C. and his bachelor of science in criminal justice from Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, N.C.

Wilson has also received some education and training at the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Va., the FBI Carolina Command College in Myrtle Beach, S.C. as well as his basic noncommissioned office course and primary leadership development course at Ft. Gordon, Georgia and Ft. Lewis, Wash., respectively.