DJ McCollister is a lifelong resident of Athens County and a 2007 graduate from Nelsonville-York High School. DJ’s career began at the Athens County Sheriff’s Office by attending the ACSO’s academy and upon graduation, he became a Reserve Deputy for the ACSO assisting in Patrol, Transportation and served as a member of the Special Response Team. In January 2012, DJ was hired at the Athens County 9-1-1 Center as an Intermittent Emergency Dispatcher and then hired full-time in October 2015. DJ also became a Communications Training office for the 9-1-1 center. DJ’s time at 9-1-1 and the countless hours served as a Reserve Deputy for the Sheriff’s Office has prepared him in many ways for becoming a full-time Athens County Sheriff’s Deputy in March 2016. DJ is honored to be serving and protecting the citizens of Athens County. DJ can be reached at 740.566.4344 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.