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  • Writer's pictureJoe Lyons

Law Enforcement Officer of the Month for April


Ashland County Prosecuting Attorney Christopher R. Tunnell Announces Law Enforcement Officer of the Month for April



Ashland County Prosecuting Attorney Christopher R. Tunnell is pleased to announce that the Officer of the Month for March 2023 is Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Richard Kluever.


Trooper Kluever has a long-standing history of winning major awards, having been the Ashland Post Trooper of the Year in 2015 and 2021. He had the most misdemeanor drug arrests by any trooper in Ohio for 2022. Trooper Kluever was likewise the leader in felony arrests in 2022 at the Ashland Post.


Post Commander Lt. Brad Bishop commented “Trooper Kluever is a team player with an incredible work ethic and unquestionable integrity.”


Prosecutor Tunnell agreed saying, “Trooper Kluever’s dedication and excellent work product is something my office has consistently seen. We wholeheartedly agree with Lt. Bishop’s assessment.”


Each month Ashland County Prosecuting Attorney Christopher R. Tunnell will select an officer of the month to recognize the good work being done in our community by our law enforcement officers.

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