Cincinnati Rotary to Host, Honor Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil


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Media Contact:Rodger Roeser

                                The Eisen Agency




Cincinnati Rotary to Host New Hamilton County Sheriff at Luncheon

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department, New Sheriff to be Honored


Cincinnati, OH – July 22, 2013 – There’s a new sheriff in town and he will be recognized as part of a program hosted by the Cincinnati Rotary. The luncheon will be held Thursday, August 1 at the Netherland Hilton Hall of Mirrors and begins at noon sharp.


Those interested in attending may contact the Cincinnati Rotary at or call 513.421.1080. Sheriff Jim Neil will be introduced and speak at 1 p.m., followed by a presentation of an award plaque and $1,000 from the Cincinnati Rotary.



When:  Thursday, August 1, 2013 at Noon


Where:Netherland Hilton Hall of Mirrors



After graduating from Western Hills High School Jim continued his studies at the University of Cincinnati where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. In 1981 he was hired into the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office in the Corrections Division. Committed to his education and training, while working full-time he: obtained his Master’s degree from the University of Cincinnati in Graduate Studies and Research, graduated from the School of Police Staff and Command program at Northwestern University in Chicago, and completed more than 4,000 hours of job training and education through the Sheriff’s Office.


Sheriff Neil has over 30 years with the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office. He is the recipient of numerous awards including the National Sheriff’s Association’s Medal of Valor, the Buckeye State Sheriff’s Association’s Medal of Honor, the Fraternal Order of Police’s Act of Bravery, the Hamilton County Police Association’s Police Officer of the Year, and the U.S. Department of Justice F.B.I. Bomb Data Center Certificate of Appreciation, among others. With his extensive training and work experience in the Corrections Division and Enforcement Division, Sheriff Neil rose to the rank of Lieutenant Commander. Jim proved himself to be a leader in the organization, which led to several special assignments, including Hazmat Technician, Commander of the Bomb Squad, Commander of the Patrol Academy, and Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Instructor, just to name a few.



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