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Chip HawleyChief of State Capitol Police

Chief Chip Hawley, State Capitol Police

Roger "Chip" Hawley is a veteran law enforcement professional with more than 36 years of experience. Hawley began serving as deputy chief of the State Capitol Police in March 2018. Before joining SCP’s ranks, Hawley retired from the Wake County Sheriff’s Office, where he served for 32 years and attained the rank of major.

Hawley attended Campbell University and has received a variety of specialized law enforcement certifications including Law Enforcement Motorcycle Operator and Instructor and is a graduate of the Administrative Officers Management Program, sponsored by North Carolina State University. He holds a law enforcement General Instructor Certification and received the Wake County Sheriff’s Officer of the Year award in 2001. Hawley is a native of Coats, North Carolina.