New Campus Police Officers

July 9, 2012

Saint Augustine's University recently welcomed three new campus police officers. The officers were hired in June of this year. The new officers are: Jared S. Ollison, Dustin Q. Pennington and Ralph L. Viuex.

Officer Jared Ollison is a native of North Carolina. He served honorably in the United States Air Force and has thirteen years of law enforcement experience. Ollison comes to us from GS4 Company Police, Morrisville, NC. He began his career with the Wake County Sheriffs' Office in 1999.

Officer Dustin Pennington is a native of North Carolina. He comes to St. Aug from Randolph County Community University. Pennington is a recent graduate of its Basic Law Enforcement Training program.

Officer Ralph Vieux is a native of Haiti. Vieux joins the Saint Augustine's University Police Department from Newton Grove Police Department, where he gained more than twelve years of law enforcement experience. He holds certifications in General Instruction and Firearms Training as well as being trained in Investigations.

Officer Kevin Merritt is a native of North Carolina and earned his state police officer certification through Johnston County Community University. Merritt previously worked for Crabtree Valley Mall Special Police Department.

Pictured, left to right: Cpl. Eric L. Townes, Ralph L. Viuex, Dustin Q. Oennington, Jared S. Ollison and Chief George H. Boykin.