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Jailer Maglinger
Jailer Arthur F. Maglinger

I am truly honored and humbled to serve as your 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 community safety, institutional order, and supporting programs that benefit the inmates and community as a whole.
                                       - Arthur F. Maglinger

Professional Background
  • Elected Daviess County Jailer on November 6, 2018
  • Appointed Daviess County Jailer on August 31, 2017
  • 13 years of prior service with the Owensboro Police Department (OPD)
  • Detective with the Criminal Investigation Division(CID) of OPD
  • OPD Emergency Response Team (ERT)
  • Department Chaplain of OPD
  • Police Training Officer (PTO) with OPD
  • Master of Public Administration (MPA) from Western Kentucky University (WKU)
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree from Western Kentucky University (WKU) with a major in Sociology and a double minor in Criminology and Psychology
  • Department of Criminal Justice Training (DOCJT) Police Academy Graduate
  • Graduate of Owensboro High School
Notable Awards
  • Owensboro Police Department "Detective of the Year Award" for 2016
  • Owensboro Police Department "Chief's Award" for 2007 and 2015
  • Owensboro Rotary Club's "Larry Hager Award" (Service Above Self) for 1999
  • Member of Bellevue Baptist Church
  • Member of Kentucky Jailer's Association (KJA)
  • Member of the Kentucky Fraternal Order of Police (FOP Lodge #16)


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