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Joe Nelson
Joe Nelson

New job title: Chief of Campus Safety

Employer: Paine College

Work experience: He is formerly the Chief of Police for Thompson and a lieutenant for the Waynesboro Police Department. He has 22 years of law enforcement experience, including stints with the U.S. Army and Washington County Police Department.

Education: Bachelors degree in criminal law, Troy University.


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