New Carlisle Office
The Clark County Sheriff’s Office has a contract with the City of New Carlisle to have deputies permanently assigned to the city limits. Deputies are assigned work times based on the needs of the city. These Deputies handle all calls and traffic as well as City of New Carlisle issues while on duty.
New Carlisle Administrator Sgt. Ronnie Lemen
Sgt. Ronnie E. Lemen is a twenty-two year law enforcement veteran who began his career in law enforcement after graduating from the Miami Valley Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy in 1999. After graduation Sgt. Lemen worked for the German Township Police Department before being hired full time with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. Assignments with the Sheriff’s Office include the Jail Division, Uniform Road Patrol Division, and the Criminal Investigation Division.
Sgt. Lemen was promoted to the rank of sergeant in 2015. While serving as a sergeant he has been assigned to the Jail Division, Uniform Road Patrol Division, Vice and Organized Crime Unit and most recently the Administration and Community Education supervisor. Sgt. Lemen currently oversees the day to day operation for the CCW and Web-Check program, Township Deputies, School Resource Deputies, DARE Deputies, Cadet Program, and is the Police Administrator for the City of New Carlisle.
Sgt. Lemen holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice specializing in Major Crime Scene Investigation and Police Administration from Aspen University and is currently working towards his Masters in Police Administration from Columbia Southern University. Sgt. Lemen has also been the recipient of numerous department commendations and awards, to include, Supervisor of the Year. Sgt. Lemen is committed to the pursuit of excellence and community based policing concepts
Currently these deputies are working the New Carlisle area:
Deputy Tim Arnold
Deputy Arnold graduated from Milton-Union High School and was hired as a Corrections Officer by Miami County Sheriff’s Department in 2003 and completed the Police Academy in 2004. Deputy Arnold was awarded Officer of the year and perfect attendance awards but due to budget cuts was laid off the end of 2009. Deputy Arnold also served as a Special Deputy with Allen County for 8 years with their mounted patrol unit on horseback and then South Vienna Police Department until December 2022 in which he was hired by Clark County Sheriff’s Department. Deputy Arnold is also a graduate of Edison State Community College with a degree in Criminal Justice and Computer Forensics.
During his career in law enforcement he also served 4 years with hospital departments.
Deputy Austin Bowers
Deputy Bowers is a 2007 graduate of Northeastern High School. He attended the Clark State Police Academy and became certified as an Ohio peace officer in 2010. He was hired in early 2014 as a reserve deputy with the Clark County Sheriff’s Department and was sworn in as a full-time deputy later that year. He worked for nine years inside the Clark County Jail where during that time he received the Lifesaver award, and also served as a field training officer in the jail to many new recruits.
In early 2023, he began a new assignment in the City of New Carlisle. He enjoys the community here in the City of New Carlisle and getting to meet new citizens and business owners daily. He looks forward to growing with the community and seeing what the future holds for the City of New Carlisle as it is continuously building up in a positive way.
If anyone has any questions, concerns, tips, or just wants to reach out to Deputy Bowers in general, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deputy O'Brien graduated from Emmanuel Christian Academy in 2014. He completed his Ohio Peace Officer Basic Training at Clark State Community College in January of 2019, starting his training at the Springfield Police Department in February of that year. Deputy O'Brien then went on to work as a Police Officer at Wilberforce University for several years before accepting his position with Clark County Sheriff's Department in December of 2022. After completing his training, Deputy O'Brien was assigned to work in New Carlisle, where he enjoys being able to focus on community policing and building trusting relationships with the residents of this city.
Deputy Samantha Harris
Bio coming soon