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Russell A. Garman  

Russell A. GarmanBiography
Major Russell A. Garman has been a member of the Clark County Sheriff's Office over the past 32 years, beginning his career in 1980. He currently oversees the operations of all Narcotic and Fugitive Task Force Operations for the Sheriff’s Office, the Criminal Investigations Division, Special Operations Section, and the Staff Services / Communications Division.

Over the past 32 years, he has been assigned to the Jail Division, Uniform Patrol Division, Criminal Investigation Division, and the Sheriff's Special Investigation Section. Prior to Major Garman's promotion, he served as the operations commander and was the division commander for the Investigative Division. He also has been a sergeant in the Uniform Patrol Division and Investigation Section.

Major Garman received an associate of applied science degree in Law Enforcement Technology from Clark State Community College.

Awards & Achievements
During Major Garman's career at the Clark County Sheriff's Office he has received numerous awards including the Exceptional Service Award, Meritorious Service Awards, Homicide Apprehension Award, Attendance, and Service Awards as well as the Sheriff’s Award, the highest commendation a Clark County Deputy Sheriff can receive.

Major Garman received the Sons of the American Revolution Law Enforcement Commendation Medal, the VFW Post 3660 Law Enforcement Award, Award of Outstanding Achievement in "Outstanding Public Service" from the Springfield Association of Life Underwriters, and the Law Enforcement Award for Distinguished and Dedicated Service by the Optimist International. Major Garman was also the recipient of the 2011 Ohio Attorney General’s Distinguished Law Enforcement Award for Valor. 

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