New Carlisle Office
The Clark County Sheriff’s Office has a contract with the City of New Carlisle to have deputies permanently assigned to the city limits. Deputies are assigned work times based on the needs of the city. These Deputies handle all calls and traffic as well as City of New Carlisle issues while on duty.
New Carlisle Administrator Sgt. Ronnie Lemen
Sgt. Ronnie E. Lemen is a twenty-two year law enforcement veteran who began his career in law enforcement after graduating from the Miami Valley Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy in 1999. After graduation Sgt. Lemen worked for the German Township Police Department before being hired full time with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office. Assignments with the Sheriff’s Office include the Jail Division, Uniform Road Patrol Division, and the Criminal Investigation Division.
Sgt. Lemen was promoted to the rank of sergeant in 2015. While serving as a sergeant he has been assigned to the Jail Division, Uniform Road Patrol Division, Vice and Organized Crime Unit and most recently the Administration and Community Education supervisor. Sgt. Lemen currently oversees the day to day operation for the CCW and Web-Check program, Township Deputies, School Resource Deputies, DARE Deputies, Cadet Program, and is the Police Administrator for the City of New Carlisle.
Sgt. Lemen holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice specializing in Major Crime Scene Investigation and Police Administration from Aspen University and is currently working towards his Masters in Police Administration from Columbia Southern University. Sgt. Lemen has also been the recipient of numerous department commendations and awards, to include, Supervisor of the Year. Sgt. Lemen is committed to the pursuit of excellence and community based policing concepts
Currently these deputies are working the New Carlisle area:
Deputy Kenneth Majercak
Deputy Ken Majercak began his career at the Sheriff’s Office in May of 2011. He has worked in the Jail Division and Road Patrol Division. Deputy Majercak previously held a community oriented policing position previously for the City of New Carlisle and Moorefield Township.
Prior to starting with the Sheriff’s Office, he has worked as a peace officer for jurisdictions both within and outside of Clark County since 1993. Deputy Majercak has been a nominee for Officer of the Year. Although he was not selected, Deputy Majercak feels it was a great honor to be nominated. Deputy Majercak has attended a bike patrol class in Columbus, Ohio and is a certified bike patrol officer. The citizens of New Carlisle are once again being well served by his knowledge and experience.
Deputy Matt Harris
Deputy Harris is a lifelong Clark County resident and attended Springfield City Schools. He graduated from the Clark State Ohio Peace Officer Academy in 2018 shortly before joining the United States Army Reserve as a Civil Affairs Specialist. Deputy Harris began working at the Clark County Sheriff’s office in July of 2019 and was assigned to the jail, eventually becoming a field training officer for newly hired Correction Officers.
In June of 2021, Deputy Harris was assigned to the City of New Carlisle as a patrol Deputy. Deputy Harris enjoys proactive policing and community oriented engagements. He always encourages the public to stop and have a conversation with him and tries to engage with as many people as he can.
Deputy Megan Forrest
Deputy Forrest is a 2015 graduate of Stebbins High School in Riverside, Ohio. She completed her Associates Degree in Criminal Justice at Sinclair Community College. She graduated with her Ohio Peace Officer Training at Greene County Career Center in May 2018. She is currently attending Franklin University to obtain her Bachelors Degree in Psychology.
Deputy Forrest started her career with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office in April 2019. She worked in the jail until May of 2021 when she accepted the position in New Carlisle. She enjoys working in a small community so she can get to know the citizens.
Deputy Michael Garman
Deputy Garman is a graduate of Catholic Central High School and Urbana University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. After graduation, he attended the Clark State Police Academy and completed his Ohio Peace Officer Training in 2012. Deputy Garman was hired by the Clark County Sheriff’s Office as a Cadet for the Uniform Patrol Division in 2009 while still attending college. Deputy Garman was sworn in as a full-time deputy in 2013 and was assigned to the Jail Division. During Deputy Garman’s time in the Jail Division, he received several awards such as Exceptional Service Award for stopping an attempted suicide, Deputy of the Month and Perfect Attendance. Deputy Garman has served as Field Training Officer in the Jail Division. In 2016, Deputy Garman completed Crisis Intervention Training and became C.I.T. certified.
In November 2020, Deputy Garman was assigned to the Uniform Patrol Division in the City of New Carlisle. Deputy Garman enjoys community policing and getting to know the citizens and business owners of New Carlisle.
Deputy Brandon McDuffie
Deputy McDuffie attended Kenton Ridge High School and served in the United States Marine Corps upon graduating high school. He went on to attend Clark State Community College where he received his Associates Degree in Criminal Justice. He also completed his Ohio Peace Officer Basic Training at Clark State.
Deputy McDuffie was hired at the Sheriff’s Office in February of 2016 as a cadet in the Criminal Investigations Division. He was sworn as a Deputy in March of 2017 working in the Jail Division. Deputy McDuffie joined the Road Patrol in September of 2020 and currently serves the City of New Carlisle. He also serves as a current member of the Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Team. Deputy McDuffie has served many other various roles at the Sheriff’s Office including Field Training Officer, Firearms Instructor, Pepperball Instructor, ALERRT Instructor and weapons armorer.
Deputy McDuffie enjoys working criminal patrol and community policing.