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Interim Sheriff David G. Schilling Jr. to Be Recommended for Appointment to Sheriff


Media contact: Mary Louise Madigan: (216) 698-2521; mlmadigan@cuyahogacounty.us

CLEVELAND – Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish has recommended to Council that Interim Sheriff David G. Schilling Jr. be appointed to Sheriff.

Interim Sheriff Schilling Jr., a 25-year veteran of the County Sheriff’s Department, has held the role of Interim Sheriff since August 9, 2019. Schilling Jr. has 15 years of supervisory experience serving in the rank of Deputy Sheriff and 20 years of experience conducting comprehensive investigations.

“I am pleased to recommend the appointment of Interim Sheriff Schilling to Council for the position of Sheriff,” said County Executive Armond Budish. “Interim Sheriff Schilling is a long-time, very well-respected member of the Sheriff’s Department. In a time of turmoil, Interim Sheriff Schilling has done a terrific job of not only stabilizing the Sheriff’s Department and the jail, but he has helped to set the entire department on a strong path forward. Morale has improved significantly under his leadership.”

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