Police chief named president elect of international campus police organization

Taylor, Bill formal

San Jacinto College Police Chief Bill Taylor has been selected as president elect of the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA), widely regarded as the leading voice for college campus safety.

As president, Taylor will oversee conferences, high-level meetings, and operations of the IACLEA, which promotes campus safety by providing educational resources, advocacy, and professional development services. More than 1,200 colleges and universities in 20 nations maintain membership in the IACLEA. In addition to institutional members, IACLEA has 2,000 individual memberships held by campus law enforcement staff, criminal justice professors, and municipal police chiefs.

Taylor was sworn in as president elect at the annual conference, held recently in Montreal, Canada. His actual term of office as president begins in June 2015.

Taylor’s broad experience in law enforcement will serve him well in his IACLEA leadership role. He has served as a law officer since 1972, beginning as an officer at Arizona State University (ASU). From 1989 to 1993, he served as Chief of Police for the Arizona State Capitol. From 1993 to 1999, he served as Chief of Police at Washington University in Saint Louis. Before coming to San Jacinto College, he served as Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety for Rice University from 1999 until 2011. He has served as president of the Texas Association of College and University Police Administrators, and the Houston Area Police Chiefs Association. He has served for the past six years as IACLEA’s Southwest Region Director. Taylor holds a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, and a master’s degree in public administration from ASU.