Steven D. Lillard, assistant chief of police at Western Carolina University since 2011, has been named director of university police and chief of police at WCU. The appointment is effectively immediately.
Western Carolina University Chancellor David O. Belcher and Police Chief Ernie Hudson have issued a statement to the campus community regarding a shooting that occurred at an apartment complex near campus Tuesday, Oct. 24.
Sgt. Jacob Deal of the Western Carolina University Police Department is recipient of the University of North Carolina system’s Officer of the Year Award for Outstanding and Exceptional Service in recognition of his work in campus outreach activities, including those focusing on sexual assault prevention.