School Resource Officers
The School Resource Officer (SRO) Program was established in 2013 following the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut. The School Resource Officer Program was developed to increase patrols and security in Clark County’s local school districts. The SRO Deputies are dedicated to working with each district’s administration, faculty and staff to improve security within their facilities.
School Resource Officers
Tecumseh: Deputy John A. Loney
Deputy John A. Loney has lived in Clark County his entire life. He is a graduate of Catholic Central High School. Deputy Loney obtained his degree in Criminal Justice from Clark State Community College. He also obtained his Ohio peace officer training from Clark state.
Deputy Loney began his career with the Sheriff’s Office in 2002. During his career at the Sheriff’s Office he has been assigned to the Jail Division, Uniform Road Patrol and the City of New Carlisle. He is a field training officer and a member of the crisis intervention team. Deputy Loney is currently assigned as a School Resource Officer for the Tecumseh Local School District.
Deputy Loney has achieved numerous awards during his career which include the Sheriff’s Award, Meritorious service, Exceptional service, Academic achievement and perfect attendance. In 2016 he was awarded the Sons of the American Revolution Accommodation Medal.
Shawnee: Deputy Joshua Pacine
Deputy Pacine has been a lifetime resident of Clark County. He is a 2001 graduate of Shawnee High School and JVS (now known as CTC). After graduating high school, Deputy Pacine attended Clark State Community College pursuing a degree in criminal justice. In 2003 he received his peace officer training certificate and began working as a peace officer for departments such as North Hampton, German Township and the Clark State Campus Police department.
Deputy Pacine began his career with the Clark County Sheriff’s Office in 2006. During his employment at the Sheriff’s Office he has been assigned to the Jail Division and Uniform Road Patrol. Deputy Pacine is currently assigned as a School Resource Officer for the Clark Shawnee Local School District.
Deputy Pacine is a certified Field Training Officer and a member of the crisis intervention team. He was recognized by the State of Ohio House of Representatives in 2015 for saving the life of an inmate who had attempted suicide.
Northwestern: Deputy William Crump
Deputy Crump attended Bedford Senior High School and Muskingum Area Technical College, now known as Zane State. He completed his Ohio Peace Officer Basic Training while employed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Parks & Recreation in 1986. Deputy Crump was sworn in as a Reserve Deputy in 2009. Deputy Crump was hired with the Sheriff’s Office in March of 2010 in the administration office as the Sheriff Sales Specialist, Accounts Payable and assisted with budgetary duties. He was hired as a full-time Deputy in 2014 and was assigned to the jail division. During his time in the jail division, Deputy Crump was a Field Training Officer for new employees.
In October 2018, Deputy Crump was assigned to the Road Patrol. He's also served as a Field Training Officer in the Road Patrol division. In this role, he has trained many new deputies at the Sheriff’s Office. In 2021, Deputy Crump transferred to the Northwestern Local School District as the School Resource Officer.
Global Impact STEM Academy: Deputy Amanda Penewit
Deputy Amanda Penewit attended Greeneview High School and Greene County Career Center. She completed her Ohio Peace Officer Basic Training at Clark State Community College in 2010. Deputy Penewit was hired and sworn in with the Sheriff's Office in May of 2011. She was assigned to the Jail division at that time.
In August of 2016, Deputy Penewit was assigned to the Road Patrol. During her time, she completed Field Training Officer training, critical incident training and Forensic Experiential Trauma Interview training becoming certified in all areas.
In August of 2021 Deputy Penewit transferred to a School Recourse Officer for Global Impact STEM Academy and Clark Education Center. She enjoys interacting with the youth of our Community and making a positive impact in their lives.
Springfield Clark Career Technology Center: Deputy Adam Anderson
Deputy Anderson has been with the Clark County Sheriffs Office since May of 2009. He is currently assigned to Springfield Clark Career Technology Center. In his spare time he enjoys volunteering/participating in 4H, camping, boating and fishing while spending time with his family.
Education Support Officer: Deputy Mark Lane
Deputy Lane has many certifications which include Crisis Intervention Training and A.L.I.C.E. Training, as well as serving as an active shooter instructor and a member of the Project Lifesaver Team.
In his spare time, Deputy Lanes also serves as a Lieutenant for the German Township Fire and EMS Department. He also enjoys farming and golfing.