Police Officers & Staff

 

Police Chief Eddie Briggs
University Police Assistant Chief
Phone:  (864) 388-8222 / E-Mail: ebriggs@lander.edu
BIO:  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 Fulbright
Administrative Specialist II
Phone:  (864) 388-8222 / E-Mail: afulbright@lander.edu

BIO:  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 Allen
Investigator / Support Service Coordinator
Phone:  (864) 388-8222 / E-Mail: gallen@lander.edu

BIO:  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
Phone:  (864) 388-8222 / E-Mail: vpeppers@lander.edu 

BIO:  Employed 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
Phone:  (864) 388-8222 / E-Mail: mgossett@lander.edu

BIO:  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
(864) 388-8222 / E-Mail: dosborne1@lander.edu

BIO:  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.

Sergeant Jonathan Link
Assistant Shift Supervisor
(864) 388-8222

BIO:  Employed with Lander University Police Department since 2012, Sgt. Link is a certified Law Enforcement Officer through the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. Sgt. Link is also a 2008 graduate of Lander University with a B.S. in sociology. Sgt. Link previously worked as a patrol officer with the Charleston Police Department.

Corporal Jeff Boyd
Shift Patrol Officer
(864) 388-8222 / E-Mail: jboyd@lander.edu

BIO:  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.

Corporal Roger Collins 
Shift Patrol Officer 
(864) 388-8222 / E-Mail: rcollins@lander.edu
BIO:   Employed with Lander University Police Department 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 
Shift Patrol Officer
(864) 388-8222 / E-Mail: cgoff@lander.edu
BIO:  Employed with Lander University Police Department 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
Shift Patrol Officer
(864) 388-8222 / E-Mail:  sbrookshire@lander.edu

Bio : Employed with Lander University Police Department 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.