University Police Officers and Staff

Command Staff

Dave Anderson, Chief of University Police - Ext. 1101

Dave comes to Benedictine with a wealth of experience in executive law enforcement leadership most recently as Chief of the Lisle Police Department.  He is a professional police educator/trainer having taught cultural diversity and communications to police recruits and senior officers.  Dave is also a Benedictine University alumns who received his M.S. in Management and Organizational Behavior in 2009.

Lloyd Popp, Day Shift Sergeant - Ext. 6654

Lloyd Popp has more than 30 years of law enforcement experience. He comes to us from the Aurora Police Department with experience in patrol, investigations, juvenile division, SWAT, D.A.R.E. and the Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.) program. He has also served previously as a school liaison officer for 18 years at varying locations including Waubonsie Valley High School. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Management from Benedictine University and is the University’s court services liaison for the counties of DuPage and Will. He is also a firearms instructor and the special event commander and creator of the Commander Baldilocks Jr. Police Academy, Substance Abuse Prevention Program Intervention and Ask a Cop.

Brad Wilcoxon, Night Shift Sergeant - Ext. 1102

Brad Wilcoxon has 30 years of municipal law enforcement experience. He retired from the Elmhurst Police Department after 23 years, where he served in both the patrol and evidence unit. Prior to the Elmhurst Police Department, he was employed with DuPage County Corrections for six years.

Police Officers

Jay Dunn, Day Shift Police Officer

Jay Dunn has more than 23 years of municipal law enforcement experience and is a retired patrol officer from the Aurora Police Department. Before coming to Benedictine, he worked as an investigator at the Kane County Child Advocacy Center. He has a Master of Clinical Psychology from Benedictine.

Jamal Sykes, Night Shift Police Officer

Jamal has 12 years of both municipal and higher education law enforcement experience.  Before coming to Benedictine, he worked as a police officer with Blue Island Police Department, also at Triton College, and a security officer with Elmhurst College.  He is also trained as a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Officer.

Royce Williams, Night Shift Police Officer

Royce became a police officer later in his career after working 20+ years as a commodities broker both in Chicago and London.

He has worked as a patrol officer both on the south and west sides of Chicago, and has a daughter attending school at Benedictine.  Royce is also a student of the M.S. in Management and Organizational Behavior program at Benedictine.  Royce enjoys interacting with the University community and positively impacting students, staff and faculty.

In his free time, Royce enjoys fitness and family.

Dispatch Staff

Claude Ortega, Dispatcher

Claude handles phone calls, walk-ins and radio calls from the community, visitors, faculty, staff, students and officers. Dispatchers operate 24/7, 365 days a year. On campus, there are emergency call boxes and we have emergency & non-emergency lines.

Larry Cunningham, Dispatcher

Larry handles phone calls, walk-ins and radio calls from the community, visitors, faculty, staff, students and officers. Dispatchers operate 24/7, 365 days a year. On campus, there are emergency call boxes and we have emergency & non-emergency lines.

University Police

Parking Garage, Lower Level
5720 College Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532
Emergency: (630) 829-6666
Non-Emergency: (630) 829-6122