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Jailer Maglinger
Jailer Arthur F. Maglinger

I am truly honored and humbled to serve in the office of Daviess County Jailer. I approach the position with a deep sense of responsibility, making it my sincere commitment to serve with integrity, diligence and compassion. I am dedicated to faithfully executing my duties with professionalism and efficiency on behalf of our community, the jail staff and inmates. I stand firm in our efforts of keeping the community safe, maintaining institutional security, and supporting programs that benefit the inmates and community as a whole.
                                       - Arthur F. Maglinger

Professional Background
  • Appointed to the position of Daviess County Jailer on August 31, 2017 to present
  • Served with the Owensboro Police Department (OPD) from July 2004 to August 31, 2017
  • Detective with OPD Criminal Investigation Division (CID) General Investigations Unit from January 2011 to August 31, 2017
  • Department Chaplain of OPD from August 2010 to August 31, 2017
  • Police Training Officer (PTO) with OPD from May 2008 to August 31, 2017
  • Member of OPD Emergency Response Team (ERT) from July 2007 to August 31, 2017
  • Patrolman with OPD from July 2004 to January 2011
  • Received a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from Western Kentucky University (WKU) in August 2012
  • Received a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree from Western Kentucky University (WKU) in December 2003 with a major in Sociology and a double minor in Criminology and Psychology
  • Graduated from Department of Criminal Justice Training (DOCJT) Police Academy located at Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) in December 2004
Notable Awards
  • Two-time recipient of the Owensboro Police Department "Chief's Award" for 2007 and 2015
  • Received the Owensboro Police Department "Detective of the Year Award" for 2016
  • Received Owensboro Rotary Club's "Larry Hager Award" (Service Above Self) for 1999
  • Member of Lewis Lane Baptist Church – ordained to the positions of chaplain and deacon; also served as Youth Bible Study and AWANA teachers
  • Member of the Kentucky Fraternal Order of Police (KY FOP Lodge 6)
  • Member of Kentucky Tactical Officer's Association (KTOA)


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