Public Safety Education Campus

321 Chapanoke Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
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Wake Tech's Public Safety Education Campus (PSEC), opened in 2008, is a recognized CALEA® Accredited Training Academy. The PSEC offers more training technologies and components under one roof than any other facility of its kind. Its state-of-the-art facilities include a forensics lab, an Incident Command Center, simulation and defensive tactics rooms, and a mock courtroom and jail.  

The campus offers Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S) degree programs in Criminal Justice and Fire Protection Technology and in-service training for law enforcement and corrections officers, fire and rescue personnel, EMS technicians, and SBI and Homeland Security personnel. This campus also offers Basic Law Enforcement Training, Detention Officer Certification Training, and Telecommunications Certification Training.


Our 65,000+ square feet include:

  • Forensics lab with the latest technologies
  • Incident command center
  • Defensive tactics room
  • Mock courtroom
  • Mock jail with booking and interrogation rooms
  • Simulation room
  • Labs for nursing assistant training
  • Lab for vocational education
  • Computer lab

The PSEC is the only facility of its kind in North Carolina to offer these training technologies and components under one roof.


All Wake Tech Campuses feature a library and study areas; an Individualized Learning Center (ILC) for reading, writing, and math tutoring; wireless internet access; a photo ID office; and support services that include admissions, advising, career counseling, disability support, and financial aid.

In addition to these services, the Public Safety Education Campus offers veterans’ services and Student Government Association offices.