The best qualified for Chief Deputy.


Mike Varner (For Sheriff) and James Hall (For Chief Deputy)

 Community First! 

James Hall's Investment in the Clark County Community



  • Central State University
  • Master's Degree in Educational Leadership
  • Summa Cum Laude

  • University of Cincinnati
  • Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice
  • Cum Laude

  • Department of Defense Security Institute

Springfield Police Division

  • 28 years of service
  • Police Sergeant
  • In-Service instructor --Search and Seizure

Awards and Honors

  • Federal Bureau of Investigation Commendation
  • NAACP Award
  • Chief's Commendation
  • Life Saving Award
  • Rotary Club -- Service Above Self Award


  • Over 30 years of Criminal Justice experience
  • Successful teaching experience and expertise in Criminal Justice instruction
  • Professional and friendly attitude
  • Extremely well organized and detail oriented

Previous Employment

  • Defense Investigative Service
  • Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation -- Special Agent