Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Studies
Campus: McNichols Campus
- Juris Doctorate, Wayne State University Law School
- Master of Science, Administration, Central Michigan University
- Bachelor's of Science, Criminal Justice, Wayne State University;
Charles E. Wilson has over 28 years of public safety experience, which included tenures as both the City of Detroit's Chief of Police and Executive Fire Commissioner. His police specialties included combating gang crime, narcotic enforcement, surveillance and intelligence tactics, and investigative techniques. Additionally, he served over 35 years in the U.S. Army and Army Reserve as a commissioned officer where he achieved and retired at the rank of Major General. His combined law enforcement and military careers have provided him with a unique blend of professional experience, expert knowledge and extensive leadership skills in the areas of police administration and military affairs.