Friday, February 13, 2015
BREAKING NEWS! NEW CHIEF DEPUTY AT 4500 ATLANTIC BLVD TODAY!
UPDATE: 5:00 p.m. What some deputies are saying about Campbell hire and recent top level promotions (skipping the captain rank)
He's [Maier] making all these promotions and hiring a chief deputy yet we have no money to hire new deputies.
The SCPR is told by one of The Report's inside sources at the Stark County Sheriff's office that John A. Campbell (most recently OIU’s Assistant Deputy Director of Enforcement) is at 4500 Atlantic Blvd today as part of his processing in as Stark County's new "chief" deputy sheriff.
It is thought by a SCPR source that Campbell will take up his chief deputy duties later this month.
Here is a biography published on the website of the Ohio Investigative Unit (formerly, Ohio Department of Liquor Control:
Ohio Investigative Unit Agent-in-Charge John Campbell was promoted to Assistant Deputy Director of Enforcement today by Colonel Paul A. Pride, Ohio State Highway Patrol superintendent, during a ceremony at the Patrol’s Academy.
Assistant Deputy Director Campbell will oversee the northern district office operations, including the Canton, Cleveland and Toledo offices.
Assistant Deputy Director Campbell began his career with the Ohio Investigative Unit, previously known as the Ohio Department of Liquor Control, in June 1992 and was assigned to the Akron District Office.
In October 2000, Campbell was promoted to Assistant Agent-in-Charge of the Cleveland District Office.
He was promoted to Agent-in-Charge in February 2003 and began overseeing operations at the Cleveland District Office.
In April 2011, he transferred to the former Akron District Office, now known as the Canton District Office.
Prior to becoming an agent, Campbell worked as a Deputy Sheriff with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office from 1987 to 1991.
He also worked as a Deputy Sheriff for the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office from 1991 to 1992.
In 1991, he received the Life Saving Award from the Buckeye State Sheriff’s Association and in 1999 received a certificate of Exceptional Duty from the Ohio Department of Public Safety.
Campbell graduated from Traynor’s Basic Police Academy in Massillon in 1987.
He also completed training at the Southern Police Institute at the University ofLouisville in 2002.
Posted by Martin Olson at 12:48 PM