Public Safety Education Campus

321 Chapanoke Road
Raleigh, NC 27603

Wake Tech's Public Safety Education Campus, which opened in 2008, is a CALEA® Accredited Training Academy. The campus 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 degree programs in Criminal Justice and Forensics Techology, Emergency Medical Science and Public Safety Administration and in-service training for law enforcement and corrections officers, fire and rescue personnel, EMS technicians and SBI and Homeland Security personnel. The campus also offers a Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy and training for detention officer and 911 telecommunications certification.


Our 65,000+ square feet include the following features:

  • 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.

Student services

All Wake Tech campuses feature a library and study areas, an Individualized Learning Center 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 PSEC offers veterans’ services and Student Government Association offices.