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Meet the Campus Safety Team

Eric Immler

Chief Eric D. Immler Director of Campus Safety

Chief Eric Immler serves as the Director of Campus Safety. With over 20 years of law enforcement experience, in addition to assignments in Patrol and Community Outreach, he served as a Detective with the Westminster Police Department, a member of the State House Detail with the Maryland Capitol Police, additional command staff positions, and Director of Campus Safety & Security at Garrison Forest School. Chief Immler is an active member with the Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators-Chesapeake Region, and a member of the Maryland Chiefs’ of Police, Harvard Associates in Police Science, and International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators.

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Captain Kurt Dutton Deputy Director of Campus Safety

Captain Kurt Dutton serves as the Deputy Director of Campus Safety.  Joining McDaniel in the fall of 2016, after retiring from a career in law enforcement as U.S. Special Agent.  Captain Dutton focuses much of his time ensuring the Colleges compliance with the Clery Act, and with an attention to detail that assists officers and investigators.  

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Lt. Mike Gromley Lieutenant/Operations Manager

Lieutenant Mike Gromley is the Operations Manager and Patrol Commander for Campus Safety.  Lt. Gromley oversees the daily delivery of services by the patrol officers and manages all special events occurring at the College.  In his 25+ years career in law enforcement, Lt. Gromley attained instructor certifications in firearms, weapons armor, less-lethal, chemical agents, RADAR/LIDAR.  Lt. Gromley was a Team Leader for the Carroll County Crisis Response Team (SWAT), and an undercover narcotics Detective with the Westminster Police Department.  He also holds several certifications in computer network infrastructure and computer software investigations.  Lt. Gromley was previously the Manger of Safety and Security at Mercy High School.

When not at work he can be found on his bike, navigating a flight-simulation, sim racing, building a model, or wood working.

Sgt. Steve Curry Sergeant/Shift Supervisor

Sgt. Steve Curry has been with McDaniel College since 2015 and serves as an evening shift patrol supervisor. With 25 years of law enforcement experience, former certified Maryland police officer, Sgt. Curry also worked in Public Safety at Gettysburg College from 2010 to 2015. 

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Sarah Cabassa

Sgt. Sarah Cabassa Sergeant/Shift Supervisor

Sergeant Sarah Cabassa serves as an evening shift patrol supervisor. Sgt. Cabassa has also been the primary Title IX Investigator for McDaniel College for several years.  Working closely with the Title IX Coordinator, while also serving in her role with the Department of Campus Safety.  Sgt. Cabassa has over 10 years of campus safety experience, including patrol, community outreach, communications and investigations. 

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Pfc Tim Boggs Campus Safety Officer-Pfc

Pfc Tim Boggs has served as a Special Police Officer with the Department of Campus Safety since 2020. With over 20 years of law enforcement experience, retired with the Maryland Capitol Police, and formerly with Springfield Hospital Police and the Westminster City Police Department.

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Pfc Sabrina Elgersma Campus Safety Officer-Pfc

Pfc Sabrina Elgersma serves as a Special Police Officer with the Department of Campus Safety. PFC Elgersma has been with McDaniel College since 2014. PFC Elgersma has previous campus experience as a Senior Cadet Officer at Cedarville University Department of Campus Safety and holds a Human Services Management Certificate from the Network of Social Work Management.

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Matthew Carin Safety Officer I

Officer Matt Carin serves as a Campus Safety Officer for McDaniel College. Ofc. Carin has previous experience serving as a security officer for Montgomery County Public Schools and Montgomery College.

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Brandon Hall

Cpl. Brandon Hall

Corporal Brandon Hall serves as an investigator with the Department of Campus Safety. Previous experience includes safety and security positions at Springfield Hospital and Corrections. Cpl. Hall is specialized in defensive tactics, search and seizure, and investigations.

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Liz Hood Dispatch/Communications Officer

Liz Hood is a Communications Officer/Dispatcher with the Department of Campus Safety. She has worked as a dispatcher for over 7 years at McDaniel College. Liz holds certifications from International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED) and Mental Health First Aid.

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Cpl. Michael Lingg Officer III - Cpl.

Corporal Michael Lingg has served as a Special Police Officer with the Department of Campus Safety for over 10 years, primarily working the overnight shift during his entire tenure. Cpl. Lingg has earned several degrees from McDaniel College.

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Pfc Jordan Longo Campus Safety Officer-Pfc

Pfc Jordan Longo serves as a Special Police Officer with the Department of Campus Safety. Officer Longo has worked as an Officer since 2019 and has previous experience as an EMT with Taneytown Volunteer Fire Company.

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Brenda Roper Support Services Supervisor

Brenda Roper serves as the Support Services Supervisor for the Department of Campus Safety. She has been with McDaniel College since 2016, and previously served over 34 years with the Westminster Police Department, specializing in Police Communications.

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Connie Taylor Dispatch/Communications Officer

Ms. Connie Taylor is a Communications Officer/Dispatcher with the Department of Campus Safety. She has worked as a dispatcher for over 7 years at McDaniel College. Connie holds certification from International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED).

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Ofc. Brandon Torres Safety Officer I

Officer Brandon Torres has served as a Campus Safety Officer since January of 2020. Ofc. Torres previously served in the United States Marine Corps with experience as a Marine Corps Martial arts instructor certified, Combat operations and humanitarian assistance experience.

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