2015 Fed 100

Federal 100: Wayne R. Willcox

Wayne Willcox

Name: Wayne R. Willcox
Title: Chief of Police
Agency: Armstrong State University

Digital investigator. Willcox created a digital forensic lab at his Georgia university that federal, state and local law enforcement agencies can use. He also reviewed 500 electronic devices involved in 120 felony cases in 12 months to reduce the backlog from one year to 30 days for digital investigators looking into all manner of crimes in southeast Georgia, including homicides. And the facilities he created are training the next generation of investigators by hosting a 14-week internship program to teach digital forensic skills to criminal justice students.

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