School Resource Officers

Clark County Sheriff's Office School Resource Officers


The School Resource Officer (SRO) Program was established in 2013 following the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut. The School Resource Officer Program was developed to increase patrols and security in Clark County’s local school districts. The SRO Deputies are dedicated to working with each district’s administration, faculty and staff to improve security within their facilities.


School Resource Officers

Tecumseh: Deputy John A. LoneyJohnLoney

Deputy John A. Loney has lived in Clark County his entire life. He is a graduate of Catholic Central High School. Deputy Loney obtained his degree in Criminal Justice from Clark State Community College. He also obtained his Ohio peace officer training from Clark state.

Deputy Loney began his career with the Sheriff’s Office in 2002. During his career at the Sheriff’s Office he has been assigned to the Jail Division, Uniform Road Patrol and the City of New Carlisle. He is a Field Training Officer (F.T.O.) and a member of the crisis intervention team. Deputy Loney is currently assigned as a School Resource Officer for the Tecumseh Local School District.

Deputy Loney has achieved numerous awards during his career which include the Sheriff’s Award, Meritorious service, Exceptional service, Academic achievement and perfect attendance. He was awarded the Sons of the American Revolution Accommodation Medal in 2016.

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Shawnee: Deputy Joshua PacinePacine_Joshua_0486

Deputy Josh Pacine has been a lifetime resident of Clark County. He is a 2001 graduate of Shawnee High School and JVS (now known as CTC). After graduating high school, Deputy Pacine attended Clark State Community College pursuing a degree in criminal justice. In 2003, he received his peace officer training certificate and began working as a peace officer for departments such as North Hampton, German Township and the Clark State Campus Police department.

Deputy Pacine began his career with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office in 2006. During his employment at the Sheriff’s Office he has been assigned to the Jail Division and Uniform Road Patrol. Deputy Pacine is currently assigned as a School Resource Officer for the Clark Shawnee Local School District.

Deputy Pacine is a certified Field Training Officer (F.T.O.) and a member of the crisis intervention team. He was recognized by the State of Ohio House of Representatives in 2015 for saving the life of an inmate who had attempted suicide.

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Northwestern: Deputy William CrumpCrump_William_0439

Deputy Bill Crump attended Bedford Senior High School and Muskingum Area Technical College, now known as Zane State. He completed his Ohio Peace Officer Basic Training while employed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks & Recreation in 1986. 

Deputy Crump was sworn in as a Reserve Deputy for the Clark County Sheriff's Office in 2009. He was hired by the Sheriff’s Office in 2010 as the Sheriff Sales Specialist, Accounts Payable and assisted with budgetary duties. In 2014, he was hired as a full-time Deputy and was assigned to the Jail Division. In 2018, he was assigned to the Road Patrol. During his time in the Jail Division and Uniform Road Patrol, Deputy Crump was a Field Training Officer (F.T.O.) for new employees. In this role, he has trained many new deputies at the Sheriff’s Office. 

In 2021, Deputy Crump was assigned as the School Resource Officer for Northwestern Local School District.

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Clark County Educational Services Center: Deputy Shane GrovesDeputy Shane Groves

Deputy Shane Groves is a life long Clark County resident and 2011 graduate of Kenton Ridge High School. After graduation, he attended Clark State Community College and graduated with an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice. While at Clark State, Deputy Groves worked as a campus police cadet for two years before completing the basic peace officer academy in 2015. 

After completing the police academy, Deputy Groves was hired at the Mechanicsburg Police Department as a patrolman in March of 2015. In August of the same year, Deputy Groves was hired as a reserve deputy for the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. He volunteered his time and worked in the Jail Division before being hired full time in November of 2015. Then, in 2020, he was assigned to the Uniform Road Patrol division. Deputy Groves accomplishments include being assigned as an officer in charge of the Jail Division, a Field Training Officer (F.T.O.) for new deputies and is Critical Incident Training (C.I.T.) certified. 

In 2022, Deputy Groves was selected as the School Resource officer for the Clark County Educational Services Center. 

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Springfield Clark Career Technology Center: Deputy Adam AndersonAnderson_Adam_0428

Deputy Adam Anderson has been with the Clark County Sheriffs Office since May of 2009. He is currently assigned to Springfield Clark Career Technology Center. In his spare time he enjoys volunteering/participating in 4H, camping, boating and fishing while spending time with his family.

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Global Impact STEM Academy: Deputy Morgan Allen  

Deputy Morgan Allen is a lifelong resident of Clark County. She is a 2005 graduate of Greenon High School. She continued her education at Clark State Community College and Urbana University where she obtained her Bachelors degree. In Dep. Morgan Allen2010, Deputy Allen attended the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy and began working for small departments such as Tremont City, Catawba, and South Charleston.  

Deputy Allen began her career with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office initially as a Communications Dispatcher in 2013 and was sworn in as a Deputy Sheriff in July of 2014. Since her employment, she has been assigned to the Jail Division, Uniform Road Patrol, and has served as the Liaison with Interfaith Hospitality Network. Deputy Allen is currently assigned as a School Resource Officer for the Global Impact STEM Academy. 

Deputy Allen is completing additional training to become certified as a negotiator as a part of the Crisis Intervention Team. She was recognized by the Ohio House of Representatives for performing life saving measures and received peer commendations for field performance. 

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Northeastern: Deputy Tyler Reaver 

Deputy Tyler Reaver is a graduate of Northeastern High School. In 2011, he joined the Clark County Sheriff’s Office as a cadet for the Dep. Tyler ReaverUniform Road Patrol division.  While working as a cadet, he attended Clark State College and graduated with his Ohio Peace Officer Certification. He was hired as a Deputy at the Clark County Sheriff's Office in 2012 and was assigned to the Jail Division.

During his time at the Sheriff’s Office, he has trained numerous deputies and corrections officers as a Field Training Officer (F.T.O.). He earned the Challenge Accepted Award which shows his dedication day in and day out to his profession.  Deputy Reaver has many different certifications which include Pepperball, Saber OC, mobile field force, cell extraction and CPR.

In 2022, Deputy Reaver was selected as the School Resource officer for the Northeastern School District and is excited to serve the school district and community where he attended school.

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Greenon: Deputy Vaughn Apel

Deputy Vaughn Apel is a graduate of Greenon High School in 2004. He began his interest in law enforcement while in high school  Dep. Vaughn Apel where he became a member of the City of Riverside and the Five Rivers Metro Parks Police Explorer Post.

Deputy Apel attended Clark State College and graduated with his Ohio Peace Officer Certification.  After graduating in 2007, he worked with a small agency in Clark County and later became a Deputy Sheriff with the Madison County Sheriff's Office. In 2015 he accepted a full time position as a Deputy with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office where he was assigned to the Jail Division. A few years later, he transferred to the Uniform Road Patrol division and was a Field Training Officer (F.T.O.) for new employees.    

Deputy Apel was instrumental in developing the Clark County Sheriff’s Office Explorer Post 312 in partnership with the Boy Scouts of America. He has worked several years in the Explorer Post and serves as a Post Advisor for the program. 

In 2022, Deputy Apel was selected as the School Resource officer for the Greenon School District and is looking forward to working with the students, staff, and community where he attended school.

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