Jason Zike accepted the position of chief of the USC Aiken Police Department, effective Sept. 16.
A graduate of Western Carolina University and several professional development training programs offered by the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and the S .C . Criminal Justice Academy, Jason brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to USC Aiken. He comes to Aiken from the Columbia College Police Department, where he was a captain. He also served on the Rock Hill Police Department and currently serves as a command sergeant major in the N.C. Army National Guard. 

A recognized leader in his field, Jason also taught at the Georgia Military College.