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State Capitol Police Welcomes New Deputy Chief

RALEIGH

State Capitol Police Chief Glen Allen today announced Roger “Chip” Hawley will join the agency as its new deputy chief. Hawley, a veteran law enforcement professional with 32 years’ experience, will assume his duties on March 12.

“Chip Hawley is a seasoned professional who has a wealth of experience managing large events and specialized assignments in Wake County,” said Chief Allen. “I’m pleased to have him join our team at State Capitol Police where he will be a very welcome addition.”

As deputy chief, Hawley will help supervise officers and non-sworn personnel of State Capitol Police, a division of the North Carolina Department of Public Safety. SCP, whose primary mission is to provide a safe and secure environment within the North Carolina State Government Complex, also investigates crimes within its jurisdiction. In addition, the agency monitors emergency alarms at state-owned facilities 24/7 across North Carolina, directing emergency responders as needed.

Hawley comes to State Capitol Police 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 training. He holds a law enforcement General Instructor Certification.

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