Paul S. Monroe
Our Project Director is Chief Deputy Joseph Dragovich, who is employed by the Trumbull County Sheriff’s Office. Chief Dragovich possesses 25 years of law enforcement experience with the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP). Chief Dragovich has received several promotions in response to his excellent quality of work over the years, encompassing the positions of OSHP Trooper, Assistant Post Commander, Post Commander, Lieutenant and Staff Lieutenant. In addition, Dragovich's design and implementation of several innovative programs at OSHP achieved crash reduction, educational and enforcement goals.
About our Commander
Our Commander is Captain Tony Villanueva, who is employed by the Trumbull County Sheriff's Office (TCSO). Captain Villanueva possesses over 15 years of law enforcement experience, including 9 years as a Narcotics Agent. Captain Tony Villanueva began his career in 2005 as a patrolman with McDonald Village Police Department 2005-2008. Captain Villanueva was then hired by the Howland Township Police Department in 2008 as a Patrol Officer. In 2010 Captain Villanueva was promoted to Detective and held that position until getting hired by the Trumbull County Sheriff's Office in 2017. Throughout his career, Villanueva has deterred several narcotic traffickers, halted area human trafficking rings and solved high profile homicide and cold cases. Captain Villanueva also obtained his Master Criminal Investigators certification through OPOTA in 2013.
The Trumbull County Commissioners have been our funding subgrantee since TAG's inception. The Commissioners have been extremely supportive of our initiative and play an important role in a governing capacity, as well as provide IT support through the Trumbull County Data Department.
About the Commissioners: