Eric Weaver is a family man who has proven his dedication to his state. He has served the citizens of North Carolina as a sworn police officer since first being sworn in after graduating from Basic Law Enforcement Training in 1995. Eric has held the ranks of Patrolman, Corporal, First Sergeant, Captain, and Chief of Police. He takes matters of public safety very seriously, since he has had to use deadly force to protect others in the line of duty. He currently serves as a reserve police officer in a small agency in North Carolina. He also holds a certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B) in North Carolina.
Eric serves as Chairman of the North Carolina Private Protective Services Board, which regulates the private security, armored car, private investigation, and similar professions. He was appointed in 2012, and has served as Chairman of the board since he was voted to that position in 2014.
Prior to his career in law enforcement, Eric owned a small computer business in the Research Triangle Park area. Eric currently is a real estate broker who manages a real estate office in District 16. Along with his team, he helps people buy and sell homes in Wake County and other parts of the Research Triangle Park region. He also owns Reedy Creek Realty, a small property management firm.
Education is as important to Eric as it is to you. He earned an Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice from Durham Technical Community College, a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Administration from Mount Olive College, and a Master of Public Administration from North Carolina Central University. He holds a Duke University Nonprofit Management Certificate and is a Graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Carolina Command College. Eric continues to serve as an adjunct instructor in the field of criminal justice at the University of Mount Olive. Eric also has been a state-certified law enforcement instructor since 2001, and was one of the first instructors in North Carolina who was trained as a rapid deployment instructor to teach officers how to respond to active shooter incidents. Eric teaches North Carolina Concealed Handgun Permit classes to enable decent citizens to protect themselves and their families from criminal attack. Eric graduated from Sanderson High School in Raleigh, and his younger children (Eric Jr and Anna) both attend public school here in Wake County.
Eric’s family includes his wife, Christina Weaver, MSN, RN, CEN, EMT-B. Christina works as a trauma nurse in a busy hospital emergency department in the Raleigh area. She holds a Master of Nursing Education degree from Duke University and is an elected member of the North Carolina Board of Nursing, which regulates the practice of nursing in North Carolina. Christina is a veteran of the United States Army, having served eight years, including being attached to the Third Infantry Division in Iraq during the first Gulf War. She attained the rank of Sergeant and is a life member of Disabled American Veterans.
Eric is a Mason and a Shriner. He and his family are active members of South Hills Baptist Church in Raleigh.
Together, Eric and Christina have four children. From oldest to youngest: Petty Officer Second Class Andrew serves as a nuclear reactor operator on a submarine in the United States Navy. Kathryn works for a large local hospital system as a patient account representative. Eric Jr. is a student at Cary High School, and Anna is a student at Reedy Creek Middle School.
Eric, Christina, and the younger children all live in the Medfield subdivision that is in unincorporated Wake County. Eric and Christina enjoy riding on Eric’s motorcycle and travelling in their motorhome. They also make delicious bar-be-cue on Eric’s pig cooker.