McDuffie Cummings Jr.

McDuffie Cummings Jr.

McDuffie Cummings Jr.

Chief/Director, Police and Public Safety

Auxiliary Services Building,



UNCP Responsibilities 

• Responsible for the operational management and administrative direction of a department within law enforcement and security services and supports the mission and vision of the division, department, and the University.

• Leads strategic planning and staffing responsibilities. 

• Provides coordination, guidance involved in services and programs delivered to the university community. 

• Responsible for formulating and administering the annual operating budget and ensures appropriate expenditure of all funds allocated for department administration.  

• Provides leadership and direction in policy development and implementation. 

• Responsible for developing and maintaining partnerships throughout the University in order to attain departmental goals and objectives. 

• Enforces state and federal laws, municipal ordinances, and applicable University rules and regulations.  

• Serves as essential personnel and provides assistance in the event of an emergency on campus. 


  • Firefighter/Chief of Pembroke Fire Department (27 years) 
  • Police Officer Town of Pembroke  
  • Police Officer Pembroke State University 
  • Sergeant University of North Carolina at Pembroke 
  • Lieutenant University of North Carolina at Pembroke 
  • Director/Chief of Police University of North Carolina at Pembroke  


  • West Robeson High School 
  • Pembroke State University (Criminal Justice Degree) 
  • Robeson Community College (Basic Law Enforcement Training) 
  • Robeson Community College Public Safety Management Program 
  • FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Association Management Program 

Professional Associations 

  • International Association of Chief of Police 
  • International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Executives 
  • North Carolina Association of Chiefs of Police 
  • North Carolina Association of Campus Law Enforcement Executives 
  • Robeson County Law Enforcement Association