Division: Administration

chief deputy david conley

Chief Conley started working for the Franklin County Sheriff Office on July 2, 1979 in Corrections. In 1981 was transferred to Patrol Bureau and worked several assignments, to include Weight Enforcement of Commercial Vehicles. In 1989 was transferred to the Detective Bureau and worked several different areas of Investigations and eventually transferred to warrants and Extraditions in 2005. He subsequently retired on May 1, 2006. He went to work with the Ohio Department of Public Safety, specifically as a Deputy Director of Operations for the Ohio Investigative Unit until January of 2011. He has maintained a peace officer commission with Ashville Police Department until Sheriff Baldwin’s election and oath of office in January 2017.

Chief Conley is a very active member of the State of Ohio Fraternal Order of Police Critical Incident Response Team and instrumental in creating the Mid-Ohio Critical Incident Stress Management Team. He is a member of the National Sheriff’s Association, Major County Sheriff’s Association, Buckeye State Sheriff’s Association, Ohio Chiefs of Police Association, and Franklin County Chiefs of Police Association

Chief Conley has an Associate Degree of Applied Science in Law Enforcement from Eastern Gateway Community College and a graduate of the Public Safety Leadership Academy from The Ohio State University John Glenn College of Public Affairs. Chief Conley is married with 4 children and 7 grand-children.

Chief Conley is currently assigned as the Chief Deputy of Administration.

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