Deputy Chief Ronald C. Gray



Deputy Chief Gray



Deputy Chief Ronald Gray joined the Division of Police on March 14, 1982, joining the 63rd police recruit class and graduated number one in academics. He worked Patrol before being promoted to Sergeant in February of 1991. As a sergeant he worked in Patrol and the Burglary Squad until promoted to Lieutenant in February 1997. As a lieutenant he worked in Patrol until promoted to Commander September 2002. As a Commander he worked in Patrol, Internal Affairs Bureau, and the Crimes Against Property Bureau. Deputy Chief Gray was promoted to Deputy Chief on May 1, 2011 and has oversight of the Homeland Security Subdivision.

Deputy Chief Gray graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Columbus Technical institute with an Associate of Applied Science in Law Enforcement. In 2006 he graduated Summa Cum Laude from Mount Vernon Nazarene University with a Bachelor of Business Administration. In 2008 he graduated from Mount Vernon Nazarene University with a Master of Science in Management. Deputy Chief Gray is a graduate of the FBI National Academy, Northwestern University School of Public Safety Staff and Command, and the Police Executive Leadership College, and has attended the United States Secret Service Dignitary Protection Seminar. He was honored by The Ohio House of Representatives 125th General Assembly and the Columbus City Council for his commitment to the citizens on the Southside of Columbus through crime reduction. He has also been awarded the physical fitness award.


The following are contained within the Homeland Security Subdivison

Special Services Bureau

Narcotics Bureau

Traffic Bureau