Captain Paul Kamphaus
Paul Kamphaus began his career in law enforcement at the Sheriff’s Office in 1994 as a road patrol deputy. He was promoted to the rank of Corporal on the road patrol in 2000. In 2007 he was promoted to Sergeant and assigned a road patrol night shift until being transferred to be the commander of the court services unit in 2013. He was promoted to Captain in 2014. He has served on the Sheriff’s Office Special Response Team since 1999 as a hostage negotiator, operator, team leader and team commander. Paul grew up in Clermont County and graduated from McNicholas High School. He holds a B.A. in Criminal Justice and a Master of Public Administration degree from Drake University.