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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Steve Atwood has 22 combined years of law enforcement experience consisting of Police, SWAT and Corrections. Steve has received several certificates/awards in his career, including a Life Saving Award. Steve is always willing to lend a hand and is passionate about helping others. In his spare time, Steve enjoys spending quality time with his wife; Dana, playing golf, bike riding and hanging out with family and friends. Steve looks forward to continuing to protect and serve others within the McDaniel Campus and Community.
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.
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.
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.
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).