Police Officers & Staff

Phone: (864) 388-8222

Police Chief Eddie Briggs, 
University Police Chief
 

Employed with Lander since 2004 and in Law Enforcement since 1984, Police Chief Briggs previously served as a Lieutenant with the Greenwood City Police Dept. Briggs served as a Detective and Training Officer in that same unit. A certified Fire Arms Instructor, Driving Instructor and Defensive Tactics Instructor. Briggs has attended numerous training schools.

Angela FulbrightAdministrative Specialist II
Employed with Lander since 1982, Angela Fulbright takes care of Student, Faculty and Staff I.D.'s, and parking permits. In addition to handling all secretarial duties for LUPD, Fulbright serves as the First Shift Communications Specialist.

Captain Greg AllenInvestigator / Support Service Coordinator
Employed with Lander since 2007 and in Law Enforcement since 2000, Lt. Allen is a certified Law Enforcement officer through the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy. Lt.. Allen previously served with the S.C. Department of Probation Pardon and Parole and the Abbeville County Sheriff's Department.

Captain Vernon Peppers, Uniformed Patrol Officer
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mployed with Lander since 2011 and in Law Enforcement since 1999, Lt. Peppers has held previous job assignments with the Greenwood Police Department as a COPS (Community Orientated Policing Officers) officer, Warrant Officers, Detective, Uniform Patrol Lieutenant and Captain.  Lt. Peppers has attended numerous training schools and hold numerous certifications.  Lt. Peppers also is a United States Marine Corps veteran.

Lieutenant Dena Gossett, Shift Supervisor
Employed with Lander since 2010 and in Law Enforcement since 2008, Lt. Gossett is a certified Law Enforcement officer through the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy. Lt. Gossett has attended numerous training schools and holds numerous certifications.  Lt. Gossett previously served with the Greenwood City Police.

Lieutenant Steve Osborne, Shift Supervisor
Employed with Lander since 2010 and in Law Enforcement since 1983, Sgt. Osborne is a certified Law Enforcement officer through the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy. Sgt. Osborne previously served with the S.C. Department of Probation Pardon and Parole services as Agent-In-Charge of the Greenwood County office. Sgt. Osborne is also an adjunct Criminal Justice instructor for Piedmont Technical College.

Corporal Jeff Boyd, Uniformed Patrol Officer
Employed with Lander since 2011 and in Law Enforcement since 2010, Cpl. Boyd is a certified Law Enforcement officer through the S.C. Criminal Justice Academy. Cpl. Boyd previously served with the S.C. Department of Mental Health Public Safety Office at Patrick B. Harris Psychiatric Hospital. Cpl. Boyd retired from the US Air Force after 20 years of service.

Sergeant Roger Collins, Assistant Shift Supervisor
Employed with Lander since 2012, Corporal Collins is a certified Law Enforcement Officer through the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy since 1988. Cpl. Collins previously worked and retired as a Corporal with the South Carolina Highway Patrol and was stationed in Troop 2, Post C. Cpl. Collins is certified as a Multidisciplinary Accident Investigator and Reconstructionist, (MAIT) through Texas A&M and CJA. Cpl. Collins has received numerous other certifications and training throughout his career. 

Corporal Casey Goff, Uniformed Patrol Officer
Employed with Lander since 2012,  Corporal Goff graduated from Newberry College in 2010 with a B.A. degree in Sociology with a minor in Criminal Justice. She graduated from the Criminal Justice Academy in July of 2011. Before coming to Lander, Corporal Goff was an officer with the City of Newberry. 

Corporal Shawn Brookshire, Uniformed Patrol Officer
Employed with Lander since 2013, Corporal Brookshire graduated from Greenville Technical College in 1997 with an Associate in Public Service with a Major in Criminal Justice. Corporal Brookshire is a certified Law Enforcement Officer through the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy since 1997. Corporal Brookshire previously served with the South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Greenwood City Police Department. Corporal Brookshire has also received numerous other certifications and training throughout his career.

Corporal James Burke, Uniformed Patrol Officer
Employed with Lander since 2013. Previously served 4 years with the Greenwood, SC Police Department in uniform patrol. Cpl. graduated from the SC Criminal Justice Academy in 2010.

Corporal Arnie Fisher, Uniformed Patrol Officer
Employed with Lander since 2014. Formerly served with the Greenwood SC Sheriff’s Department. Cpl. Fisher is U.S. Navy combat veteran where he served as a Master at Arms and K-9 Handler before retiring after 20 years. He graduated from the SC Criminal Academy in 2013.

Corporal Cody Cockrell, Uniformed Patrol Officer
Employed with Lander since 2104. Has worked with Saluda SC Police, Lander University Police, and Saluda SC Sheriff’s Department. Cpl. is a graduate of Spartanburg Methodist College. He graduated from the SC Criminal Academy in 2010.

Jonathan Larsen, Security Specialist III
Employed with Lander since 2011. Jonathan has worked as a Resident Hall Monitor prior to his current position. He is a U.S. Marine Corps combat veteran and former U.S. Army National Guard officer. Jonathan is a Graduate of Piedmont Technical College.