Staff Member
Chief Deputy Dennis Cavanaugh
Contact Information:
Phone: 440-329-3710
Fax: 440-329-3792
Email: Contact this member via the Contact Form on this site.

Chief Deputy Dennis E. Cavanaugh was appointed a Deputy Sheriff at the Lorain County Sheriff's Office on September 5, 1973. He was promoted to Sergeant on August 13, 1979, to Lieutenant on May 22, 1981, to Captain on December 01, 1988 and Chief Deputy on February 28, 2010. He has worked many capacities in his 36+ year career with the Sheriff's Office. He is presently the Lorain County SWAT commander and is in charge of the Anti-Drug unit. He also oversees the activity of the 3 Sheriff's Captains as well as being the head of the Lorain County Anti-Terrorism Task Force.