(Pictured, Harrison Township Captain Brad Daugherty)
We want to welcome Captain Brad Daugherty as our new commander of the Harrison Township substation. Captain Daugherty replaces Captain Dave Parin. Captain Parin has been with Harrison Township for three years and worked extremely hard for this community, including his work following the tornado and operations during COVID-19.
Captain Daugherty graduated from Tri-County North High School and earned his Associates of Applied Science Degree, Law Enforcement, from Sinclair Community College. He began his career with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office as a corrections officer in 1998. After graduating from the Sinclair police academy in 1999, he was promoted to court deputy and then to deputy sheriff in 2000. From 2000-2004, Captain Daugherty worked in several areas of the Sheriff’s Office including; the jail division, road patrol division, community oriented policing Unit and served as a Field Training Officer. From 2004-2014, he was assigned to the Special Investigation Unit where he served as a detective working a variety of important and high profile cases to include; robberies, rapes and homicides.
Captain Daugherty has been an active member of the Montgomery County Regional SWAT Team since 2004. He currently serves as one of the team leaders of the Montgomery County Regional SWAT Team. In 2014, he was assigned to the Dayton-Montgomery County Homicide Task Force to investigate homicide cases in the City of Dayton and Montgomery County. While in this unit, he was also sworn in as a Task Force Officer by the Drug Enforcement Administration in order to enhance his ability to investigate overdose deaths in Montgomery County. In 2018, he was promoted to the rank of sergeant and assigned to the jail division. In May 2019, he was promoted to the rank of captain and assigned as the assistant commander of the jail division. Captain Daugherty is a two time Deputy of the Year (2009 and 2015).
Captain Daugherty is committed to the betterment of Montgomery County and serves his community outside of work. He is very active in the northwest area of Montgomery County; having coached numerous youth sports teams in the Northmont schools area and serving as an Englewood city councilmember. He has been married for twenty years and has four children.