B.A., North Carolina State University; M.J.A., Methodist University
Sergeant Binns is a 18 year veteran with the Town of Garner Police Department. He is currently a patrol supervisor, responsible for a team of seven (7) officers in a town of 27,000 residents. His last assignment was as the department's training and public information officer. In that position, he completed hundreds of press releases and on-camera interviews with both local and national media outlets. He has also served as a juvenile investigator, D.A.R.E. Officer, and a member of the department’s Special Response Team.
In addition to his regular supervisory duties, Sgt. Binns is certified with the North Carolina Training and Standards Division to teach both firearms and physical fitness training. He is an adjunct instructor with both Wake Technical Community College and ITT Technical Institute, teaching in the criminal justice curriculums at those institutions.
Joe received his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 1992 from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC and his Master's of Justice Administration from Methodist University in 2010.
Joe and his wife, Amy, have two daughters.