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  • Writer's pictureJoe Lyons

Loudonville Mayor Swears in New Police Chief Brian McCauley

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 the new Police Chief.

Captain Brian McCauley was promoted to Chief of Police, supported by his Son & Mother who pinned on his new badge.

The new Loudonville Chief of Police, Brian McCauley, was born and raised in Loudonville and graduated from Loudonville High School, with the class of 1981. After graduation, Chief McCauley enlisted in the U.S. Marines, where he served for four years on active duty and two years in the Individual Ready Reserve, receiving an Honorable Discharge and was awarded a Good Conduct Medal.

Chief McCauley has a long history in Loudonville and Law Enforcement, starting at Ashland County Sheriff’s Office, in February 1993 as a Special Deputy for two years.

In 1995 Chief McCauley took a commission with the Perrysville Police Department as an auxiliary officer. While working with the Perrysville Police Department, Chief McCauley was moved to a paid part time position, before being promoted to Sergeant in 2000. By 2002 he was promoted to Chief, working there until 2012. Chief McCauley also stayed on as an auxiliary officer during 2010-2012 at Loudonville Police Department.

In 2012, Chief McCauley returned to the Ashland County Sheriff's Office to work in the jail, moving to a Road Deputy position in 2015, continuing until 2017.

In 2017, Chief McCauley returned to the Loudonville Police Department as a full-time Sergeant and was promoted to Captain in 2019.

Chief McCauley has received a few awards over the years. While working for the Perrysville Police Department he was given an Office Citation from Sheriff E. Wayne Risner, for assisting with a call involving their office. He was also awarded the Crime Victims Service Award, from Ashland County Prosecutor Ramona Rogers.

While working at the Ashland County Sheriff's Office, Chief McCauley was awarded two Office Citations from Sheriff E. Wayne Risner.

While working for Loudonville Police Department, Chief McCauley received the following awards: Five Years Safe Driving Award, Five Year Service Award, and the Veteran's Recognition Award, and one Life Savings Award.

Congratulations Chief McCauley may God Bless you and yours.


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