Savannah Tech selects Willcox as Chief of Police

Wayne Willcox headshot

SAVANNAH, Ga. – Savannah Technical College has selected Wayne Willcox as its chief of police. Willcox will direct planning, development, scheduling and implementation of the STC police department. He will also coordinate operational plans and developments with local and other law enforcement agencies. Previously, he was the director of special programs in the Center for Applied Cyber Education to Armstrong State University/Georgia Southern.

He was the chief of police for Armstrong State University for more than nine years. He retired as police chief after working for almost 37 years with the police department for the City of Piqua, Ohio. He is an experienced police administrator who has received state, regional, and national recognition as an innovator in municipal and university police administration.

He has an associate’s degree in criminal justice from Edison State College, a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice administration from the University of Findlay, and a master’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Tiffin University. He is also P.O.S.T. certified in Georgia.


#1942 | May 10, 2019

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Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (