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Undersheriff Daren Kellerman

Allen County Undersheriff Daren Kellerman is a seasoned law enforcement professional with a distinguished career that spans over two decades. Since joining the Sheriff's Office as a deputy in 2001, Daren has garnered extensive experience under the leadership of three Sheriffs, demonstrating unwavering dedication to upholding the law and ensuring public safety.

Daren's commitment to community outreach and education is exemplified by his tenure as the Allen County D.A.R.E. officer, where he passionately imparted valuable knowledge to La Harpe and Moran youth for nearly a decade. His impact was further felt during his tenure as the Chief of Police in La Harpe from 2004 to 2007, where he exemplified leadership skills, implemented community-oriented policing strategies, and fostered positive relationships between law enforcement and the residents, leaving a lasting legacy of safety in the community.

Recognized for his exceptional skills and qualities, Daren was promoted to Master Deputy in 2012, a testament to his exemplary service and commitment to excellence. In 2023, he was appointed as the Undersheriff, spearheading initiatives to enhance public safety. Throughout his career, Daren has been a devoted advocate for seat belt and child restraint laws, emphasizing the importance of safety and compliance on the road. His expertise in this area led to his invitation as a guest speaker at a prestigious KDOT safety conference, where he shared invaluable insights and best practices with fellow law enforcement professionals.

Beyond his official duties, Daren has actively engaged with the community through volunteer work with the Masons. Daren is a respected and dedicated member of the Masonic fraternity, where he has passionately devoted his time and energy to the principles and values of the organization. With a deep commitment to service and brotherhood, Daren held the esteemed position of Grand Master, guiding his fellow Masons with wisdom, compassion, and a steadfast dedication to upholding the traditions of the order. His genuine passion for public service is evident in his interactions with individuals from all walks of life, reflecting his dedication to building a safer and more connected community.

As Allen County Undersheriff, Daren Kellerman continues to exemplify stewardship and a profound commitment to serving and protecting the residents of his jurisdiction. His career is a testament to his unwavering dedication to justice, safety, and community engagement.