Tiller and Padgett promoted to Captains in SC State University Police Department

Wednesday, October 10, 2007


ORANGEBURG – Two SC State University Police Department (SCSUPD) officials have been promoted to the rank of Captain within the department.

Wiley Tiller Jr. has been promoted to the rank of Captain, with oversight of the SCSUPD Support Services Division. Denise Padgett has been promoted to the rank of Captain, with oversight of the SCSUPD Field Services Division.

A formal ceremony in their honor will be held on Thursday, Oct. 18, at 4 p.m. in the John W. Matthews Jr. 1890 Extension Center, 810 Goff Avenue, Orangeburg, S.C. The event is open to the public.

Captain Wiley Tiller Jr. has been employed by the SCSUPD for more than ten years and has served in various administration positions. He is a United States Army retiree.

Captain Denise Padgett has been employed by the SCSUPD for more than eight years and has served in various administration positions.

For additional information, contact Gregory C. Harris, Chief of Police, at (803) 536-7188.