Lincoln U. announces new police chief

Former Philadelphia lieutenant will join staff on April 29

Lincoln University has announced the appointment of Anthony Floyd Jr. as director of public safety and chief of police of Lincoln’s 22-member police force. He will assume the position on Tuesday, April 29, a university news release said.

LU Chief of Police Anthony Floyd Jr

Anthony Floyd Jr.

Floyd, a retired Philadelphia Police lieutenant and former recruitment unit commanding officer, most recently served as the deputy chief of police with both the Colwyn Borough Police Department and prior with the Millersville University Police Department, the release said.

“I am highly honored to be given the opportunity to be the director of public safety at such a historic and prestigious university,” said Floyd. “I believe that the students at Lincoln represent the next generation of leaders in the United States and internationally. Public safety ensures the sustainability of our future leaders.”

With more than 25 years of law enforcement and corrections experience, Floyd currently serves an adjunct criminal justice instructor at ITT Technical Institute and has also taught at the Philadelphia Police Academy and the Catherine Gibbs School. In addition, he has guest lectured at Slippery Rock University, Community College of Philadelphia, Cheyney University, West University, Temple University and the Berean Institute, according to the release.

A graduate of Chestnut Hill College, where he received a bachelor of science degree in management, he holds a master’s of science administration of justice degree with a concentration in homeland security from Wilmington University. He also attended the Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command, where he served as class president. Floyd is a member of the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #5, the Pennsylvania Black Conference on Higher Education, Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command Alumni, the Guardian Civic League, Spanish American Law Enforcement Association and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, the release said.


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