Oscar Cowen has spent many years serving the Starke County community. His career has taken him from working as a Knox City Police officer to our current Sheriff. He has lived in the Starke County area his whole life and takes pride in keeping the community's safety his top priority.
Sheriff Cowen has continued his education with numerous conferences and training seminars to bring the most up do date safety and awareness information to the community.
Some of the organizations that Sheriff Cowen has been involved with throughout the years include the Knox Fire Department, Knox Moose Lodge #809, the Bass Lake Lions Club, the Knox Masonic Lodge #639, Neighborhood Crime Watch, and Crime Stoppers to name a few.