Joseph S. Cline is currently the Chief Deputy Sheriff at the Rowan County Sheriff’s Department. He started his career with the Olive Hill Police Department in 1985 and during his 26 year career he worked for the Morehead Police Department and retired as Chief of Police of the Morehead State University Police Department.
Joe served in the Kentucky Army National Guard. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from Columbia Southern University and is a graduate of the 217th Session of the FBI National Academy. He serves on the Kentucky Association of Chiefs of Police Executive Board and is a Kentucky Law Enforcement Council Certified Instructor. He currently serves as chair of the Certification Committee.