Wynn Sullivan

AASU Names Deputy Police Chief

(June 18, 2010) Wynn Sullivan has been named deputy chief for the Armstrong Atlantic State University (AASU) Police Department effective July 1. Sullivan joined Armstrong in 1989 and has served as director of the Center for Justice Administration since 2002. In 2007, she took on additional responsibilities when she was named director of the Armstrong Center for Professional and Continuing Education.

“Wynn has established an excellent record of leadership on the campus and is recognized as an individual of high integrity among the law enforcement community in our region,” said AASU Chief of Police Wayne Willcox. “Her training and dedication will serve her well as she takes on this new leadership position within our police department.”

Sullivan brings to the AASU PD nearly 20 years of experience in law enforcement training, having started her career as a training coordinator for the Law Enforcement Training Center in 1993. As associate director starting in 1996, she was responsible for basic, advanced, specialized and in-service training, providing training to more than 6,000 officers annually.

Since becoming director of the Center for Justice Administration in 2002, Sullivan has been responsible for meeting training and education needs for the region's law enforcement and criminal justice professionals. She has directed the AASU Basic Law Enforcement Program, the Ethics and Professionalism Program, the Criminal Justice Administration Program and the Criminal Justice Executive Leadership Program. She has served as the liaison between the university campus and law enforcement community in the region.

In 2006, Sullivan was the recipient of the United States Department of Justice National Award for Exemplary Training Program for Project Save Neighborhoods/Project Ceasefire. She holds a master's degree in public administration from Columbus State University and a bachelor's in criminal justice from Armstrong Atlantic State University.