The County Clerk is responsible for all Vehicle and Boat Transactions, Legal Recordings, Marriage Licenses, and Elections.
David “Oz” Osborne has served as the Daviess County Clerk since taking office in January 2007. Before being elected as Clerk, Oz served with the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office for 24 years. While in that capacity, he served in the patrol, juvenile, and K-9 divisions. In 1990, Oz was promoted to Captain, and then in 1998, took over as Chief Deputy of the Sheriff’s Office. During Oz’s career at the Sheriff’s Office, he was named the National Deputy Sheriff of the Year in 1990 by the National Sheriff’s Association. In addition to this honor, he was presented with the Medal of Valor, The Purple Heart, and was awarded Colonel Aide de Camp by the Kentucky State Police.
Oz is a graduate of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, the FBI Hostage Negotiation School, and the 201st Class of the FBI National Academy where he served as Class President and in 2000 was only the second person with a disability in the school’s 78 year history to complete the entire physical agility challenge. He is also a graduate of the 1992 Leadership of Owensboro Class. In addition, Oz has been recognized as motivational speaker and has spoken to police and civic groups across the U.S.
Oz has been married to Connie (formally Rector) for 26 years. They have three children, Candace (Matt), Ann (Derek), and Chandler, along with four grandchildren (Molly, Peyton, Lyla, and Elly). Oz is a member of Owensboro Christian Church.
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