Deputy Chief Kenneth J. Kuebler




Deputy Chief Kuebler is a nineteen year veteran of the Division. He joined the Division in 1994 as a member of the Division’s 89th recruit class. He served as an officer in Patrol, working third shift on 5 Precinct before being promoted to Sergeant in 2000. After several years assigned to second shift Patrol on Zone 2, he spent two years as the Sergeant of the Research and Development Unit. In 2005, he returned to third shift Patrol on Zone 5. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 2006 and again assigned to third shift Patrol on Zone 5. In November of 2010, he was promoted to Commander and assigned to the Division’s Technical Services Bureau. In October of 2012, he was promoted to Deputy Chief and assigned to the Patrol South Subdivision. Deputy Chief Kuebler and several co-workers were awarded the Silver Cross in 1996 following the rescue of a traffic crash victim from a burning car.

Deputy Chief Kuebler graduated from Pickerington High School in 1990, and from The Ohio State University in 1997 where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology. He graduated from the 47th class of the Police Executive Leadership College in 2006 and now serves as a trustee on the Board of Directors for the Police Executive Leadership College Alumni Association as a member of the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police Executive Institute Committee. Deputy Chief Kuebler’s training electives have focused on emergency management and leadership from a wide variety of training providers.

Deputy Chief Kuebler served as the Incident Commander for the concurrent President Obama/Governor Romney visit to Columbus the night before the 2012 Presidential Election, Incident Commander for the Arnold Classic in 2013 and 2014, Incident Commander for the Midwest’s largest 4th of July celebration Red White and Boom in 2013 and 2014 and as the Operations Section Chief for numerous large political and community gatherings over the past decade.

Deputy Chief Kuebler and his wife Robin are the proud parents of three daughters Anastasia, Madeline and Gabriella. Together, they serve through various positions and organizations in their church and community.



The following Zones are contained within the Patrol - South Subdivision:

Patrol Zones 2, 3, & 5