June 8, 2023

New Chief of Police

Eddie Perry has been named UMW’s new chief of police. Perry, who started work this month, is responsible for the overall operations of the police department, including forming and controlling the annual budget as well as development and dissemination of police directives. In addition, he coordinates training and fostering departmental communication.

A state employee for the past 15 years, Perry most recently served as chief of police at Thomas Nelson Community College where he directed patrol sergeants and supervised departments. He also served as a police lieutenant at Virginia State University.

Perry is secretary for the Virginia Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators. In addition, he is a member of the Virginia Association of Chief of Police and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives.

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