Duke Leadership Academy Scholars Profile

Alonzo Jaynes

Alonzo Jaynes

Title: Assistant Chief
Senior Management Area: Duke Police Department
Class Year: 2023

Alonzo Jaynes brings more than 27 years of law
enforcement experience to the Duke University Police
Department. Additionally, he has served in a leadership
position since 1999. As Assistant Chief, he is
responsible for the management of DUPD's Emergency
Communications Center, Special Events, Patrol and Campus
Operations Divisions.

Prior to joining DUPD, Jaynes was the Basic Law
Enforcement & Training Director for Vance-Granville
Community College. He also served as Police Chief for
the City of Kinston (2014-2016), Assistant Police Chief
for the Town of Chapel Hill (2014-2016), and Police
Captain for the City of Durham (1995-2013). Jaynes
worked nine years in the Uniform Patrol Division, nine
years in the Criminal Investigation Division and two
years in the Internal Affairs Unit.

Assistant Chief Jaynes holds a Master of Business
Administration degree from Pfeiffer University and a
Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree in Business
Administration and Organizational Development from Mount
Olive University. He is also a graduate of Northwestern
University's Police Staff and Command Program, as well as
West Point's Leadership Program.