Chief of Police - Timothy N. Livengood
Phone Extension - 2701
Chief Tim Livengood joined the Pioneer Police Department in 2004 as a part time officer. He returned to Pioneer in March of 2008 and was named as Pioneer’s Chief of Police in March 2009. Chief Livengood is a long time resident of Williams County. He graduated from Bryan High School in 1987 and joined the United States Army. He was assigned to the Military Police Corps and served as a Corrections Specialist, Military Police Investigator and a certified traffic crash investigator through Northwestern University Traffic Institute. Chief Livengood served in the United States Army and Army Reserve for over 16 years and was honorably discharged. Chief Tim Livengood has worked for Montpelier Police Department, Stryker Police Department and Edon Police Departments over the course of his career. Chief Livengood has an Associate Degree in Criminal Justice from Owens Community College, where he graduated with Honors and has been a certified police officer since 1997. Chief Livengood is currently enrolled with Ashland University in a continued effort to attain further education by working towards obtaining his Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice.
Sergeant Jonathan Roberts
Phone Extension - 2702
Sergeant Jonathan Roberts joined the Pioneer Police Department as an Auxiliary Officer in June of 2009, was promoted to a part-time officer in January 2010 and to full-time on March 19th, 2012. Sergeant Roberts has proudly served with the Cedar Point Police Department, the McComb Police Department, the Milan Police Department, and the Stryker Police Department. Sergeant Roberts has an Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Owens Community College and obtained his police certification from the Sandusky Police Academy in 2002. Sergeant Roberts is currently the Evidence and Property Room Manager, Field Training Officer, as well as a Terrorism Liason Officer. On January 13, 2014, Jonathan was promoted to the rank of Sergeant.
Officer Jason Sprague
Phone Extension - 2703
Officer Sprague joined the Pioneer Police Department, as a part time officer, in April, 2015. He was promoted to full time officer in November 2015. Officer Sprague became a certified police officer in 2001, after graduating from the Northwest State Community College Basic Police Academy. Officer Sprague has previously served with the Stryker Police Department, where he held the rank of Sergeant. Officer Sprague teaches ground control tactics to various officers within Williams County. Since 2004, Officer Sprague has also served with the Springfield Township Fire Department, holding a firefighter certificate as well. On November 1st, 2015, Officer Sprague was promoted to full-time.
Sergeant Scott Pollick
Sergeant Scott Pollick joined the Pioneer Police Department as an Auxillary Officer in September of 2009, and was promoted to a part-time officer in January 2010. Sergeant Pollick was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in July of 2016. A veteran of the United States Air Force, he earned his police certification in 1995 and has proudly served with the Williams County Sheriff's Office, the Stryker Police Department, the Montpelier Police Department, the West Unity Police Department, and for The Supreme Court of Ohio. He is also trainined and certified in CPI Training (Non-violent Crisis Intervention) for persons with disabilities and autism.
Sergeant Edward "Butch" Wilhite
Sergeant Wilhite joined the Pioneer Police Department in 2008 as an Auxillary Officer. In November of 2010 he was promoted to a Part-time Officer. Sergeant Whilhite was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in July of 2016. Sergeant Wilhite brings with him over 25 years of Law Enforcement Experience. He became a certified Police Officer in 1991 after graduating from North Central Technical College.
Officer Alan Donnett
Officer Donnett joined the Pioneer Police Department in September of 2015 as an Auxiliary Officer, after graduating from the Northwest State Community College, Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy in June of 2015. After successful completion of the field training program, Officer Donnett was promoted to part-time status in January of 2016. Officer Donnett also serves with the Napoleon Police Department as an auxiliary officer.