Taylor University Police Department

Welcome to the Taylor University Police Department!

In keeping with the institutional mission of Taylor University, the Police Department is dedicated to providing for the protection of persons, property, and civil order on campus by overseeing the functions of law enforcement and security on a 24/7/365 basis.

The Police Department also manages the motor pool, identification card, campus parking, card access, and lost and found programs for Taylor University.  These services are administered during regular office hours.

Message from the Chief

Jeff Wallace, Chief of PoliceThank you for your interest in the Police Department at Taylor University.

All of our full time officers are graduates of the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and are certified police officers within the state of Indiana.  Additional part time officers also receive extensive training and are graduates of the Pre-Basic Indiana Law Enforcement Academy.  It is this high degree of professionalism and training that enables us to focus our energies and resources on providing a safe environment for all members of the Taylor University community.

Our ongoing mission at the Police Department is to provide the best possible service to our community in a professional manner that fully exemplifies Christ through our desire to serve.

Feel free to browse the contents of our Web site. If you have any questions or if you would like to see additional information, please contact me using the information below.

I look forward to seeing you on campus!

God Bless,

Jeff Wallace
Chief of Police
(765) 998-5396


Chief of Police 

Jeff Wallace serves as the chief law enforcement officer for Taylor University and acts as the liaison for the university with all local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies. Wallace, a 1989 graduate of Taylor University, has been involved in law enforcement for 25 years. His experience includes patrol, self-defense/personal safety awareness, emergency/tactical response, criminal investigations, crime scene management, expert testimony, public relations, and certification in Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED3). 

Deputy Chief of Police

Tim Enyeart serves as the Chief of Police in his absence or by his designation and additionally serves as the training officer for the Taylor University Police Department as a certified state instructor. Enyeart has 38 years of law enforcement service, including patrol, criminal investigations, crime scene management, and administration.

Police Officers

There are two full-time and four part-time police officers, as well as two additional no-sworn campus safety officers. Our police officers have full law enforcement authority in the state of Indiana. Their responsibilities include: proactive vehicular and foot patrol; traffic, criminal, and infraction investigations; traffic enforcement; building and special event security; emergency medical assists; and more.