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division: Recruitment, diversity, equity & inclusion

chief deputy marvin HIll 

Chief Deputy Marvin Hill is a 1988 graduate of Thiel College. He earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Spanish. He is a graduate of North Carolina State University, Administrative Officers Management Program (AOMP 61). He holds an Executive Master of Business Administration Degree from Kent State University.

Marvin was a state trooper for nearly 30 years and has worked in law enforcement over 32 years. He started with the Ohio State Highway Patrol in May of 1992 and earned his commission the following November. Marvin was named the Warren Post Trooper of the Year, Warren District 4 Trooper of the Year, and in 1999, the agencies most prestigious award, Ohio State Highway Patrol, "State Trooper of the Year." In October of 2017, he was honored by Thiel College as the "2017 Distinguished Alumni." Marvin retired November 19, 2021, as Captain of Recruitment and Diversity with the Ohio State Highway Patrol.  Marvin was commissioned as a Franklin County Chief Deputy on November 7, 2022, as the Recruitment, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Commander.  

Marvin has been an OPOTA certified instructor since 1996. He is very passionate about educating law enforcement and the community in the following: diversity, equity, inclusion, community diversity, procedural justice and police legitimacy, missing persons and human trafficking, crisis intervention, distracted driving, commercial vehicle safety, "ALICE" training, and Sheepdog Ministries church security training.

Marvin comes from a law enforcement and community service minded family. His father, brother, and sons all have chosen careers in law enforcement. He is the vice president of Love Charity Alms, a nonprofit organization that helps families in crisis. He is an Ordained Deacon, board member/trustee at St. John Ministries COGIC. He also serves on Thiel College Alumni Board. He is the national Chaplain of the National Black State Trooper. Coalition.

Marvin’s moto is to "Listen, Love, Serve, and Lead."

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where all Residents and Employee’s feel valued and respected.