Joseph Cotterman

Hired in October 2002
Sidney City Schools
Botkins High School, (Graduated 1999)
Apollo Career Center, Basic Police Academy, 2002
Apollo Career Center, Firefighting, 2003
Traffic Crash Investigations (OSHP)
Miami Valley Crime Lab (Evidence Technician)
Fraudulent Document Inspection Coordinator
Passport Coordinator for Ohio Identity Theft Passport
University of Phoenix, Bachelors Degree in Criminology
Shelby County Chamber of Commerce leadership Program
Attended numerous trainings and seminars on various topics
Community Service: 
Anna Fire Department (Past Member)
Anna Rescue Squad (Past Member)
Jackson Center Fire Department (Current Member)
Botkins Police Department, Police Officer, 2002
Jackson Center Police Officer, 2002-2005
Jackson Center Police Sergeant, 2005-2009
Jackson Center Chief of Police, 2009- Present
Member of the Ohio Chief of Police Association
Member of the Miami Valley Regional Crime Lab
Chief Cotterman resides in Jackson Center with his two children Gavin and Kaylee, and their dog Kemba.
Spending time with Family and friends, as well as enjoys the outdoors.