School Resource Officer
Deputy Shaun Taylor
Deputy Shaun Taylor joined the Ashland County Sheriff's Office in November of 2016. He began his career in Ashland in the
Corrections Division and then transferred to the Enforcement Division. He was assigned duties as a substitute S.R.O.
(School Resources Officer) in 2017 and in 2018 became a certified D.A.R.E.
(Drug Abuse Resistance Education) Officer. He is also an A.L.I.C.E (Active Shooter) training instructor. Deputy Taylor is a K-9 handler and he and his partner Kimber are currently teaching
D.A.R.E. to Mapleton Students in Kindergarten through High School. Deputy Taylor is a member of the Buckeye
State Sheriffs’ Association, a Life member
of the Ashland VFW, Gibson Masonic Lodge #301, Valley of the Firelands Scottish Rite, and Punishers Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club. His hobbies include working on cars, coaching sports and riding his