On February 17th, Officer Denlinger was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Sergeant Denlinger graduated from the Greene County Criminal Justice Academy in 2008 and joined the Waynesville Police Department in mid 2008. Sergeant Denlinger is the firearms instructor for the department. He enjoys spending time with his family and collecting and shooting his firearms in his spare time. Sergeant Denlinger is married and currently has one daughter. Sergeant Denlinger looks forward to interacting with the citizens of Waynesville. Sergeant Denlinger was awarded Officer of the Year for 2009.