Sgt. Frank Gilbert graduated from Kenton Senior High School in 1966 and went into the U.S. Navy where he served 2 years aboard ship. In November of 1969, Sgt Gilbert joined the Bellefontaine Fire Department as a Firefighter assigned to Bellefontaine’s west side station and became an arson Investigator for the Bellefontaine Fire Department in 1980. Sgt. Gilbert graduated in 1989 from the Police Academy and was sworn in to the Bellefontaine Police Department Auxiliary. In January of 1997, Sgt. Gilbert retired from Bellefontaine Fire with 25 years of service and became a Corrections Officer and Auxiliary Deputy Sheriff with the Logan County Sheriff’s Office where he was promoted to the rank of Corporal in the Correction Facility in 2002. In 2007, Sgt.Gilbert was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and assigned to supervise the Juvenile Detention Center.