SCSUPD Chief elected VP of SC Campus Law Enforcement Association

Monday, December 17, 2007

SC State University Police Chief Gregory C. Harris has been elected vice president of the S.C. Campus Law Enforcement AssociationORANGEBURG – SC State University Police Chief Gregory C. Harris has been elected vice president of the S.C. Campus Law Enforcement Association.

With more than 20 years of diverse law enforcement experience, Harris has led the SC State University Police Department since mid-2006. He previously served in law enforcement at Clemson University; as assistant director of the Southern Polytechnic State University police department; as interim chief of police at Clark Atlanta University; and for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, where he handled special investigations of narcotic activities throughout the state.

Harris, a native of Columbus, Ga., served in the United States Army from 1985 to 1988. He earned a bachelor’s degree in criminology from Saint Leo College, and a Master’s of Public Administration degree from Kennesaw State University. Harris is a member of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives and the S.C. Campus Law Enforcement Association.

The S.C. Campus Law Enforcement Association (SCCLEA) promotes professional ideals and standards for campus law enforcement to better serve the educational objectives of higher education in South Carolina and collectively represents campus law enforcement to the citizens of South Carolina in order to obtain their understanding and support of professional campus law enforcement.