Duke Leadership Academy Scholars Profile

Ronald Evans

Ronald Evans

Title: Police Major
Senior Management Area: Duke Police Department
Class Year: 2018

Ronald Costello Evans, better known as Ron, joined the Duke University Police Department in 2010 as a Shift Commander, assigned to the night shift. In 2016, Ron was promoted to the rank of Police Major and is currently in charge of the Operations Bureau of DUPD. Prior to joining the Duke Team, Ron was employed with the Durham Police Department from 1981 until 2009 and retired at the rank of Police Captain.

Ron is a lifelong resident of Durham County and graduated from Northern High School. He attended North Carolina A&T State University and later graduated from Shaw University with a B.S. in Criminal Justice. In addition to his previous accomplishments, Ron is a graduate of the Administrative Officer's Management Program at NC State University.

Ron is married and has three daughters and one granddaughter.