J Thomas Edwards
J. Thomas Edwards is currently the deputy police chief for the Raleigh-Durham International Airport located in Raleigh, NC. He retired in 2012 as the dean of public safety and homeland security training for Wake Technical Community College. Previously, Edwards has held positions as an instructor/coordinator with the North Carolina Justice Academy, BLET school director and criminal justice curriculum instructor at Southeastern Community College, and BLET school director for the Coastal Plain Police Academy.  Edwards has a doctor of education, training and development from North Carolina State University; a master of science in administration from Central Michigan University; a bachelor of science in criminal justice from North Carolina Wesleyan College; and a graduate certificate in criminal justice from American Public University.