Lieutenant Dustin A. White is the Division Commander of the Uniform Patrol Division. The Uniform Patrol Division consists of 25 patrol deputies, the City of New Carlisle, and all the township patrol deputies including Bethel, Moorefield, and Mad River townships.
Lt. White began his career with the Clark County Sheriffs Office on October 16, 1995. Prior to this, Lt. White served two years with the Champaign County Sheriffs Office. Lt. White is a life-long resident of Clark County, a 1990 graduate of Northwestern High School and a 1993 graduate of Clark State Community College with an Associate degree in Law Enforcement Technology. He is also a graduate of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy also from Clark State Community College. Lt. White has been assigned to the Jail Division, Uniform Patrol Division, and Criminal Investigations Division. In May of 2011, he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant and Division Commander of the Uniform Patrol Division.
During his tenure as a Clark County Sheriffs Deputy, Lieutenant White has received numerous awards including the Exceptional Service Award, Meritorious Service Awards, Homicide Apprehension Awards, Attendance and Service Awards as well as the Sheriffs Award. This is the highest commendation a Clark County Deputy Sheriff can receive for reflecting the general public, fellow workers and superior officers as to what a Clark County Deputy Sheriff should be, "The Best of the Best". In 2002, Lt. White received the 2002 "Sons of the American Revolution Law Enforcement Commendation Medal". In May of 2011, Lt. White received the "Service above self" award presented by the Springfield Rotary Club in recognition of demonstrated professionalism, high ethical standards, and selfless dedication to the community.
On October 14, 2011, Lt. White was recognized by the Ohio Attorney General for the Ohio Distinguished Law Enforcement Valor Award. This was for his performance above and beyond the call of duty and for bravely risking his life to protect Ohioans. On November 10, 2011, Lt. White received the Command Staff Officer of the Year Award. This is an inner agency award that is voted by his peers.