Douglas Jerome

Title: Chief of Police
Phone: 937-833-2001 ext. 200

Chief Douglas Jerome began his career with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office in 1990 as a corrections officer assigned to the Jail Division. While serving as a corrections officer, he was a field training officer (FTO) and received the department highest award; The Exceptional Service Award with Valor (1992).

?Chief Jerome was sworn in as an auxiliary police officer with the City of Brookville in 1993, promoted to part time in 1994, and full time in 1995. While assigned to the road patrol division; Chief Jerome served as a field training officer, accident investigator, evidence technician, bike patrol officer, school resource officer, firearms instructor, police instructor, community policing and crime prevention officer. He has also volunteered services to numerous civic and religious organizations, local service clubs, and several statewide educational initiatives; namely the Ohio Center for Law Related Education.

?In 2003, Chief Jerome was promoted to the rank of Sergeant, serving as the Operations Sergeant. While serving in this role, he continued to oversee many of the programs to which he created or served in as a patrol officer.

In May 2012, Chief Jerome was promoted to the rank of Chief of Police.

Chief Jerome is a graduate of Northmont High School, Class of 1989. He then attended Sinclair Community College, earned an Associate of Applied Science in Paralegal Studies and a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice at Ashworth College as well as a Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration and a Master of Public Administration at Columbia Southern University. 


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