Police Chief & Staff



Col. Andrew Schierberg

Chief of Police


859-331-2823 ext. 301

Andrew Schierberg’s appointment as Chief of Police for the City of Fort Mitchell began on July 1, 2016. Andrew started his career in law enforcement with the Kenton County Police Department in 2003 and has experience in patrol, investigations, computer forensics, and supervision. Chief Schierberg also previously taught Criminal Law at Northern Kentucky University and Computer Forensics at Gateway Technical and Community College.

Both of Chief Schierberg’s parents were raised in Fort Mitchell and he grew up in neighboring Lakeside Park. Chief Schierberg attended Blessed Sacrament School and was active in the Blessed Sacrament Parish as a child and teen serving as a server, member of the choir, Eucharistic minister, and member of the youth group.

Chief Schierberg graduated from Northern Kentucky University in 2002 with a degree in Speech Communication and Criminal Justice. In 2009, he graduated from Northern Kentucky University’s Chase College of Law and is a licensed attorney in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Chief Schierberg also serves on the board of the Northern Kentucky Safe Aging Coalition.

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Sgt. Matt Robinson


859-331-2823 ext. 306

Sergeant Robinson began his career in law enforcement in 2002 when he was hired by the City of Fort Mitchell. Throughout his career Matt has served in several different capacities. He has worked bike patrol, motorcycle patrol, Crime Scene Investigation Team, Field Training Officer, member of the Kenton County S.W.A.T. Team, Defensive Tactics Instructor, Community Liaison Officer, and was the DARE/SRO officer for all the schools in the city. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2011 and is currently serving as the Administrative Sergeant. Matt is a United States Marine Corps veteran and has a Bachelors in Criminal Justice from Lindsey Wilson College. When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, camping, hunting, and coaching basketball.

Sgt. Bill Zerhusen


859-331-2823 ext. 329

Sergeant Zerhusen began his career in law enforcement in 2002 when he was  hired by the City of Fort Mitchell. Bill is very proud to have served this community for so many years. Throughout his career, he has worked in bike patrol, Crime Scene Investigation Team, Accident Reconstructionist, Field Training Officer/Coordinator, and grant writer. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2011 and is currently the Training Supervisor, which includes the Firearms Division and Field Training Program. He’s enjoyed working with all of the great officers on the Department through the years and he looks forward to the future of the Fort Mitchell Police Department.

Sgt. Erica Schrand


859-331-2823 ext. 328

Sergeant Schrand began her career in law enforcement in 2007 when she was hired by the City of Fort Mitchell after graduating from Eastern Kentucky University with her Bachelors in Criminal Justice. Erica is a certified RAD instructor who teaches women’s self-defense and she’s also a DARE instructor at Blessed Sacrament. She’s played an active role with the Department’s community relations programs. She was promoted to Sergeant in July of 2017. Erica is an avid lover of animals and in her spare time she likes spending time with family, especially her husband and three children.

Sgt. Mike Gross


859-331-2823 ext. 305

Sergeant Gross started his career in 2000 with the Boone County Police Department. He was then with the Boone County Sheriff’s office for 13 years after they merged in 2001. He then went to the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office and was a Sergeant in charge of operations and court house security for two years. Mike started with Fort Mitchell in 2015 and has been in patrol, detective, and currently Sergeant. He has a wife (Erin), two children (Nathan and Jillian), and a daughter (Kylie). Mike grew up in Union and has a lot of family in Hazard which was a second home for him growing up. He enjoys visiting family as often as he can. In his spare time he likes to fish and spend time with family. He is also an avid technology enthusiast.

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Spl. Shane Best


859-331-2823 ext. 323

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Ptl. Alan Dietz


859-331-2823 ext. 327

Ptl. Tim Pangallo


859-331-2823 ext. 307

Detective Jill Stulz


859-331-2823 ext. 371

Ptl. Joel Tignor


859-331-2823 ext. 304