Chief Deputy Dennis Cavanuagh
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 46 year career with the Sheriff’s Office. He is presently the Director of Corrections, Commander of the Lorain County SWAT Team, coordinator of the NBI Initiative with Border Patrol and the Lorain County Anti-Terrorism Task Force.