Public Safety

Edgecombe Community College has established itself as a leader in the delivery of classroom-based, hybrid, and online education for the emergency services community and lay responders. We offer courses in Emergency Medical Services, Firefighting, Law Enforcement, BLET, K9 Law Enforcement Specialty, and First-Aid & CPR.

Our courses are designed for students working toward their initial certifications as well as for seasoned veterans in the field who wish to maintain their current certifications or develop additional skill sets.


Bernie Taylor
Coordinator, Law Enforcement In-Service Training/Director (BLET)
Office 163, Fleming Building, Tarboro Campus
(252) 618-6613

Bruce Panneton
Dean of Health Sciences & Public Safety
Special Credit Advisor
Office 102, Lamm Building, Rocky Mount Campus
(252) 618-6734

John Wilson
Coordinator of EMS & Fire Services Training
Office 320, Lamm Building, Rocky Mount Campus
(252) 618-6616