Interview with J.D. Fish, law enforcement professional and higher education instructor

On Aug. 19, J.D. Fish, longtime law enforcement professional and higher education instructor, was honored for 36 years of teaching criminal justice courses for Gardner-Webb University’s Degree Completion Program. In this WGWG.org interview, Mr. Fish discusses his time as an officer, the reasons he prioritized his own education, and how he worked to establish an education program for officers who served under his leadership during his tenure as the Shelby, N.C. Chief of Police from 1978-1992.