Chief of Police - Timothy N. Livengood
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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 Department 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.
Officer Jonathan Roberts
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Officer 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. Officer Roberts has proudly served with the Cedar Point Police Department, the McComb Police Department, the Milan Police Department, and is currently a member of the Stryker Police Department. Officer 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. Officer Roberts is currently the Evidence and Property Room Manager and Head of the Auxiliary, as well as a Terrorism Liason Officer.
Officer Jace Neal
Officer Neal joined the Pioneer Police Department in November of 2011 as an Auxiliary Officer, while attending the Northwest State Community College Police Academy. Officer Neal obtained his Ohio Peace Officer Certification in June of 2012 and started the department’s field training process. In October of 2012, Officer Neal successfully completed his training and was promoted to Part-Time. Officer Neal holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Defiance College. While attending Northwest State, Officer Neal interned with the Defiance Police Department, Adult and Juvenile Probation, and the Adult Parole Authority. Officer Neal has also worked at the Northwest Ohio Juvenile Detention Center. Officer Neal was promoted to Full-Time on August 5th, 2013.
Officer James Eaton
Officer Jim Eaton joined the Pioneer Police Department in 2005 after graduating from the Ohio Peace Officers Training Academy at Owens Community College. Officer Eaton also serves with the Michigan Department of Corrections and has done so for over 20 years.
Sergeant Todd Trego
Sergeant Todd Trego joined the Pioneer Police Department in April of 2008 as a part-time officer. He was promoted to a full-time officer in March of 2009, and in December of 2011 was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Sgt. Trego has worked for the Put-In-Bay Police Department, Cedar Point Police Department, Page Police Department in Arizona, and is currently a part-time officer with the Stryker Police Department. Sgt. Trego is one of the Terrorism Liason Officers (TLO) in Williams County. Sergeant Trego has an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice from Owens Community College and has been a certified police officer since 2002.
Officer JR Treace
Officer Scott Pollick
Officer 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. A vetern 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. Officer Pollick is currently the Assistant Evidence and Property Room Manager and is a member of the Bike Patrol Unit. He is also trainined and certified in CPI Training (Non-violent Crisis Intervention) for persons with disabilities and autism.
Officer Edward "Butch" Wilhite
Offier Wilhite joined the Pioneer Police Department in 2008 as an Auxillary Officer. In November of 2010 he was promoted to a Part-time Officer. Officer Wilhite brings with him over 20 years of Law Enforcement Experience. He became a certified Police Officer in 1991 after graduating from North Central Technical College.