Sam Lathrop, B.S.

Emeritus Director of Safety & Security

  • 1800 College Ave
  • Quincy, IL 62301
Sam is a 32 year veteran of law enforcement in Beloit, WI., the last six years there serving as chief of police. He holds an Associate degree in Criminal Justice, a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy.
In between his policing career and coming to QU, Sam was assigned for 18 months as an adviser for the 4th Brigade, 10th Mountain Division of the US Army, serving in Afghanistan in a training role for Afghan forces.
Sam has been the Safety and Security Director at QU since November 2011.