Timothy J. Peppard
Director/Chief of John Carroll University Police Department
Brian K. Hurd
Brian Hurd joined the John Carroll University Police Department in August of 2008. Previously, Brian was associate director of police & security services at Case Western Reserve University. Brian has been involved with campus security and policing since 1990, and has provided training and instruction in the areas of personal safety, physical security, crime prevention, event security, and emergency management. Brian holds a B.A. from Kent State University in political science and criminal justice, and is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) through the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS). He is a member of ASIS, the Ohio Crime Prevention Association, the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators, and is a board member of the Ohio Campus Law Enforcement Association. Brian’s responsibilities include: staff development, crime prevention, student conduct liaison, special events, policy development, and emergency response planning.
Matthew W. Goffos
Sgt Goffos began his career as a police officer at the John Carroll University in 1980 and was promoted to sergeant in 1985. He is a 1982 graduate of the Basic Police Academy at Case Western Reserve University. He is responsible for overseeing day shift operations and supervising officers during that time. Sgt. Goffos serves as part-time police officer with the Eastlake Police Department, works with the Juvenile Diversion program for the city, and works at the stadium for the Lake County Captains.
Sgt. Carbone began his career as a police officer at John Carroll University in 2001 and was promoted to sergeant in 2008. After taking the Spring ’98 semester off to attend and graduate from the Cleveland Heights Police Academy, Sgt. Carbone graduated from JCU in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology, with a criminal justice concentration. Upon graduating, he received the John R. Carpenter Criminology Award for excellence in academic and field work experience in criminology, and also was inducted into Alpha Kappa Delta, the International Sociology Honors Society. Sgt. Carbone graduated with a Master of Arts degree in nonprofit administration from John Carroll University in 2013, when he was also inducted into Alpha Sigma Nu, the national Jesuit honor society. He is a member of the Greater Cleveland Safe Kids Organization and is the JCUPD representative for the Greater Cuyahoga Police F.O.P. Lodge #124. Sgt. Carbone is the liaison for JCUEMS and the advisor for the student organization, JCUEMSA. He is currently the JCUPD night shift supervisor responsible for patrol operations during that time.
Cpl. Costello began his career as a police officer at John Carroll University in 1998. He is a graduate of Lakeland Community College and completed his basic police academy at the Cleveland Heights Police Academy. He has previously worked for police departments at Apple Creek, South Russell, Notre Dame College, and Cleveland Clinic.
Brent W. Russ
Cpl. Russ began his career as a police officer at John Carroll University in 2002 and was promoted to corporal in 2009. He is a 2001 graduate of Lakeland Community College, where he earned an Associate of Applied Science degree in criminal justice/law enforcement, while completing the basic police academy training that same year. He has prior police experience with the Geneva City Police Department and is currently employed with the Madison Village Police Department as a part-time officer.
Cpl Kensinger began his career as a police officer at John Carroll University in 2010 and was promoted to corporal in 2013. He is a 2009 graduate of the Cleveland Heights Police academy where he was recognized as a “Top Runner” for the academy cycle. He is a certified bike patrol officer and is a member of the JCUPD bike patrol unit. Cpl. Kensinger is currently employed with the Madison Village Police Department as a part-time officer and is working toward his Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology/Criminology at John Carroll University.
Ptl. Ahern began his career as a police officer at John Carroll University in 2012. Pat graduated from John Carroll University in 2010 earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications with a concentration in Criminology. He graduated from the University of Akron’s Basic Police Academy in 2012 and previously served as a reserve police officer with the city of Monroe Falls from 2006 to 2010. He is currently employed as a part time police officer with the Northfield Village Police Department.
Ptl. Cupar began his career as a Police Officer with the John Carroll University Police Department in 2012. In 2009 Scott graduated from Walsh University earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology with a criminal justice concentration. He is a 2011 graduate of the Lakeland Community College Police Academy. Upon graduation, Ptl. Cupar achieved the Cadet of the Cycle award for his professionalism, appearance, and outstanding qualities demonstrated throughout the academy.
Warren L. Grugle
Ptl. Nunns began his career as a police officer at John Carroll University in 2012. He is a graduate of Tiffin University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice in 2010. He graduated from Basic Police Academy at Kent State University in 2012. While at Tiffin, he participated in varsity sports for both cross country and track and field.
Ptl. Owens began his career as a police officer at John Carroll University in 2013. Jim earned his master’s degree at The University of Akron. He has over 33 years of law enforcement experience at the local, county, and federal levels. He has also taught criminal justice courses at Kent State University and the University of Akron, and is a certified firearms instructor and police academy commander with the state of Ohio.
Ronald J. Strazar
Edward R. Hocevar
Patricia A. Sheil
Larry Rummel, Jr.