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, Head of the Auxiliary, Field Training Officer, as well as a Terrorism Liason Officer. On January 13, 2014, Jonathan was promoted to the rank of Sergeant.
Officer Jace Neal
Phone Extension - 2703
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 Defiance College, 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 Hayworth "JR" Treace
Hayworth started his career in 1999 as a Reserve Officer for the Village of Montpelier Police Department, while attending the police academy at Owens Community College. After completing the police academy, he was hired in April of 2000 with the Edon Police Department. In 2005, Hayworth was hired part time by the Stryker Police Department. In December of 2010, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant, then hired full time in January 2011. Currently, he holds the rank of Lieutenant. He is a Rifle instructor, a Terrorism Liaison Officer, member of the Stryker PD Special Response Team, Field Training Officer, and Armorer for the AR-15 / M-16. Hayworth joined the Pioneer Police Department in July of 2012 as a part time officer. Hayworth also served in the United States Marine Corps from July of 1994 to April 2011. His primary occupation was Infantry, serving with Marine Corps Security Forces, Yorktown Virginia and Golf Company 2nd Battalion 5th Marine Regiment and then ending his career in the United States Marine Corps Reserve with a rank of Staff Sergeant.
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.