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Meet the LPS officers


Harvey Taylor

Campus Safety-Senior Officer

Senior Officer Taylor has been with Linfield University since January 2021. He joins our team as a retired corrections deputy with 29 years of experience. He spent three years in court security and the rest of his career in jail security. His education has been also within Yamhill County. He graduated from Yamhill Carlton Union High and majored in corrections and police studies at Chemeketa Community College.

During his personal time, Officer Taylor enjoys fishing, crabbing and camping with his family. He also spends a lot of time with his friends and family tubing and kneeboarding and watching his son play basketball and baseball, not to mention his best friend Zoey, their family pet.

htaylor3@linfield.edu

Cozine Hall


Mark Salleng

Campus Safety - Senior Officer

Senior Officer Salleng has been with Linfield since December 2021. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in criminal justice with a minor is homeland security. Officer Salleng brings with him experience with Falls City Police, Oregon State University with their Special Campus PSO/FTO, Georgia Pacific, and the Federal Tribes of Grand Ronde. 

Officer Salleng is also proud of his heritage. He is a direct descendant of Chief Sequoia (Eastern Band Cherokee).

msalleng@linfield.edu

Cozine Hall


Marty Ransier

Campus Safety Officer

Officer Ransier has served with Linfield since 2005. Prior to working at Linfield, he served several years in the U.S. Army. In addition to patrolling and answering calls for service, Officer Ransier provides oversight of Linfield's access control systems.

mransie@linfield.edu

Cozine Hall


Jeannie Long

Administrative Officer

Officer Long has worked with Linfield since 2016. Prior to working with Linfield, Officer Long worked for Wells Fargo Bank in the home equity processing department where she oversaw such areas as fast track, equity service team and EDM. She has a bachelor's degree in health science from Linfield College and has attended the Western Association of College Law Enforcement Administrators. Most of her experience has been in managing people and handling sensitive and confidential issues.

Officer Long enjoys summer vacations with her family and watching her boys play sports.

jelong@linfield.edu

Cozine Hall


Christopher Grady

Campus Safety Officer

Officer Grady has been with Linfield University since June 2021. He has had a wide array of past work experiences which has contributed to our staff dynamics. He has worked in construction, aviation, production work and quality assurance. He has also dabbled in acting. 

In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family. In fact, for a period of a year and a half, he lived on a remote island in Alaska.

cgrady@linfield.edu

Cozine Hall


Melissa Perkins

Campus Safety Officer

Officer Perkins joined Linfield in November of 2022. She brings with her experience with CSRM as a security officer and as an emergency medical responder. In her spare time, she enjoys working on her hobby farm and spending time with her family.

mperkins@linfield.edu

Cozine Hall


Jose Torres

On-Call Safety Officer

Jose Torres has been with Linfield since May 2022. He is presently going to college in the L.E.R.E program in hopes of becoming a police officer.

In his spare time, he enjoys rugby and soccer.

jtorres@linfield.edu

Cozine Hall


Timothy Krueger

Portland Campus Safety Officer

Officer Krueger joined Linfield in October of 2021. His previous experience includes working as a supervisor for the Pacific Northwest College of Art in downtown Portland. He is a retired Department of Defense Police Corporal for the Navel Base Bremerton and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Bremerton, Washington.

While off, he enjoys attending church with his wife and camping with their dog, Katie.


Christopher Krigbaum

On-Call Safety Officer

ckrigbau@linfield.edu

Cozine Hall


Kenneth Adams

Lps Officer III

kadams4@linfield.edu

Cozine Hall