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Contact Campus Police and Security

 » Emergencies ONLY dial 911
 » Main: 
919.546.8249 or
 » Chief of Police: 919-546-8214
 » Fax: 919-546-8453

About Campus Police and Security

The Campus Police and Security Department are sworn officers of the courts. The primary function of the department is to enforce the laws of the land and to reduce infractions and criminal actions of the community, student, staff and visitors without destroying the model or image of the University. The department will prosecute to the fullest anyone who has maliciously broken regulations and laws, first but by way of rehabilitation for those who can learn from their mishap and continue their educational goals and then through the court system.

Campus Police and Security performs a variety of law enforcement tasks including, investigation of criminal activity, apprehension of criminals, traffic enforcement, emergency response and special security assignments. Campus Police and Security coordinates criminal investigations with the Raleigh Police Department, as needed and as part of the community policing/crime prevention effort.

Chief Wayne Joiner, Sr.

Wayne Douglas Joiner, Sr. is from the Durham-Creedmoor area. He started his career in law enforcement in July 1981 with the UNC Campus Police Department in Chapel Hill. 

In 1984 he took a position with the Mebane Police Department where he achieved the rank of Sergeant.

In 1986 he took a position with the Gibsonville Police Department. While at the Gibsonville Police Department he worked his way up from patrol officer to the rank of Chief of Police. During which time he attended numerous police related schools, training and seminars. He became a state instructor and fire arms instructor in 1995; and a CPR and tazer instructor in 1997.

He retired from Gibsonville Police Department as Chief of Police on September 1, 2006. After retiring from Gibsonville, he took a position with Lankford Company Police. He worked for Lankford Company  before taking a position with Shaw University Campus Police in February of 2010. On April 1, 2010 he accepted the position as Chief of Police at Shaw University.

His Hobbies are sports, fishing, shooting pool and listening to jazz music.