DPS Officers & Support Staff

The Officers of the Centenary College Police Department have successfully completed a Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy and have been commissioned by the State of Louisiana. These officers have the same law enforcement powers, authority and responsibilities as a state/city police officer or sheriff's deputy, including the power of arrest.


Eddie Walker

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email | 318-869-5000
Chief Walker was born and raised right here in Shreveport, Louisiana. Chief Walker has spent the last 16 years pursuing his love of Policing. He began by serving his community as a Shreveport Police Auxiliary Officer in 1997 and came to Centenary College in 2004. He graduated from the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office Police Academy in the top of his class and received the “Graduate Award in Leadership”. Chief Walker is responsible for the day to day operations of the Department of Public Safety. Some areas of specialized training are Campus Emergency Response Team Training, Martial Arts, R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense) Instructor, Hazard Materials Technician and an Instructor in Disruptive Student Management. While away from the campus, he enjoys spending time with his family, camping, fishing, and sport shooting.

Jeff Englade

Sgt. Englade

email | 318-869-5000
Sgt. Englade completed his P.O.S.T certification training at the Belleview Law Enforcement Basic Training Academy in 1994. He served as a police officer for the Greenwood Police Department for 6.5 years and was involved with the Metro Narcotics Taskforce for the Desoto County Sheriff's Office for 2 years. He then served as a police officer for LSUS for an additional 6.5 years before joining us at Centenary. He has extensive training in Criminal Patrol, Explosives and Incendiary Devices and DWI Taskforces. He is Also holds a S.W.A.T. and IPMBA certifications and is a C.C.E.R.T instructor. Sgt. Englade has been with the Centenary Police Department since the summer of 2011.

Heather Boucher

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email | 318-869-5000
Detective Boucher has been with the Centenary Police Department since Sept.15, 2011. She worked for the Shreveport Police Department as a patrol officer and, prior to that, served as a reserve Caddo Deputy. Det. Boucher’s training specializes in defensive tactics, active shooter response, REID interview and interrogation techniques, and burglary investigations. She is a certified RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) instructor and teaches safety awareness classes to Centenary faculty, staff, and students throughout the year. She enjoys teaching and bringing safety awareness to the Centenary community, considers Centenary an extension of her family, and takes great pride in protecting our community.

Todd Field

Ofc. Field

email | 318-869-5000
Ofc. Field is from Beloit, Wisconsin and has worked for Centenary Police Department since 2007. He has been in law enforcement for 20 years and served in the Air Force as Military Security Police. Currently Officer Field manages the Check Your Ride Program as well as assisting with equipment management. His areas of specialized training include Radar Enforcement, Counter Terrorism, Urban Mount Training and Weapons Technology.

John Hanus

Ofc. Hanus

email | 318-869-5000
Officer Hanus joined the Centenary Police Department in Fall 2011. Officer Hanus was born and raised in Shreveport. Before coming to Centenary, he was employed with the Webster Parish Sheriff's Office for 6 1/2 years in the Corrections Division. Some areas of training are PPCT Defensive Tactics, PPCT Knife Defense, Sexual Harrassment and Rape Prevention as well as a Distinguished Pistol Expert. He enjoys spending time with his family, fishing and traveling.

Alvin Bush

Ofc. Bush

email | 318-869-5000
Ofc. Bush is a 23 year veteran of the Baton Rouge City Police Department. He retired as a Uniform Patrol SGT. He also served three months as a reserve deputy for the St. John The Baptist Sheriff's Department during Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. He supervised 7 Knox County Tn. Deputies, 3 Knox County Tn. helicopters with crews and mechanics, 12 National Guardsmen, and 3 St. John deputies. He also set up security for hospitals, ground security for helicopters, physical security for doctors and nurses going into shelters, and physical security for 18 wheelers bringing in supplies and vehicles dispersing supplies to shelters. He also served as an officer for the LSUS Campus Police for five years prior to coming to Centenary.
He holds multiple certifications, including; Taser certified, Weapons of Mass Destruction training North Louisiana Criminal Justice Academy (NLCJA), Active Shooter Training (NLCJA), P.O.S.T. certified motorcyclist, IPMBA certified bicyclist, and Coaching Emergency Vehicle Operator driving instructor.
He has been employed as a Centenary Police officer since November of 2011.

Prescott Dillon

email | 318-869-5000

Ofc. Dillon is a P.O.S.T. certified Law Enforcement and Corrections Officer. He has three years experience with the Bossier Parish Sheriff's Department and hold several certifications, including: Standarized Field Sobriety Testing, PPCT Defensive Tactics Instructor Certification in Spontaneous Knife Defense and Ground Avoidance/Ground Escape, PR24 Defensive Police Baton and Tactics Training, Chemical Exposure certification, and FEMA certified in NIMS, ICS-100, ICS-200, ICS-700, and ICS-800. He has also been recognized by the Bossier Sheriff's Department for his active community work for children with cancer.
Ofc. Dillon has been with Centenary since 2011.

Support Staff

Frank Waruszcak

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Campus Access Administrator
email | 318-869-5164
Frank is a 2006 graduate of Centenary College with a B.A. and has a M.S from LSUS. He has worked for the Centenary Department of Public Safety since 2002 managing all aspects of campus access via keys, electronic codes, and card access.

Student Patrol

The Centenary Department of Public Safety utilizes a Student Patrol to assist in enforcing the rules and regulations of the college. These are students, who have been assigned by the Financial Aid Office, conduct escorts, write parking citations, assist with programs, perform office work, and open rooms for approved individuals.