Delgado Community College announces the appointment of Edwin “Eddie” Compass as director of Campus Police effective Monday, August 14.
Chief Compass is a former superintendent of the New Orleans Police Department, where he served for 26 years before retiring in 2005. Most recently, he was director of Public Safety and Security for the Recovery School District in New Orleans for the past 10 years.
Compass, a 1976 graduate of St. Augustine High School, earned an associate’s degree in Criminal Justice at Delgado Community College in 1996. He received the Delgado Alumni Association Circles of Excellence Award in 2004.
He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Criminal Justice at Loyola University in New Orleans, completing the latter in 2002. In 2004, the Loyola University Black Student Union honored him with its Outstanding Achievement Award.