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  • Writer's pictureJoe Lyons

Loudonville Mayor Swears in New Police Captain

Friends, Family, and other Law Enforcement Officers gathered to a packed out, standing room only, which extended out into the hallway at Tuesday’s City Council meeting, as Loudonville Mayor Jason VanSickle swears in new Police Captain, Sergeant Sean Gorrell.

Sergeant Sean Gorrell was sworn in as Captain, after former Captain Brian McCauley was promoted to Chief of Police.

Captain Sean Gorrell has spent his entire career at the Loudonville Police Department.

Captain Gorrell grew up in Loudonville, attending the Loudonville-Perrysville School District and graduated from Loudonville High School. He moved to Akron, Ohio for a few years, where he attended the University of Akron. Captain Gorrell graduated from the University of Akron with a bachelor’s degree in criminology/sociology.

Captain Gorrell was sworn in as a full-time Loudonville Police Officer in May of 2015, and was promoted to Sergeant in 2019.

Throughout Captain Gorrell’s career at the Loudonville Police Department, he has been a Field Training Officer, an Evidence Room Officer, and a United States Marshal Service Violent Fugitive Task Force Officer.

Captain Gorrell has been awarded the Medal of Valor, the Life Saving Award, and the Safe Driver Award. In March of 2023, he was named the Law Enforcement Officer of the Month by the Ashland County Prosecutor’s Office.

Congratulations Captain Sean Gorrell may God Bless you and yours.


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