Message from Sheriff Wasylyshyn

As Sheriff of Wood County, I would like to welcome you to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office website. It is my hope that this website will be used as an information resource for the citizens of Wood County, as well as visitors from outside Wood County Ohio. Read More »

Nixle Alert System

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office utilizes the Nixle Community Information Service to deliver trustworthy and important neighborhood-level public safety and community event notifications instantly sent to you by cell phone text message, email, and web Read More »

Wood County Online Auction

Visit the Wood County Online Auction Website where surplus inventory is available for purchase. Read More »

Police-2-Citizen Interace

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office offers citizens the opportunity to utilize our Police-2-Citizen (P2C) interface. This interface integrates with our existing Records Management System (RMS) and Jail Management System (JMS) allowing real-time data retrieval and search functionality. Read More »

Changes to Ohio Concealed Carry Law

Revisions to the Ohio Concealed Carry law went into place on March 23, 2015. Read More »



Revisions to Ohio's concealed carry law went into effect on March 23, 2015. You can learn more about the changes at the links below:

Overview HB234 · 2015 Ohio CCH Handbook · 2015 CCH Application · ORC 2923.125
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      The 2015 Wood County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Police Academy starts September 10th, 2015.  Classes are held on Thursday evenings from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wood County Sheriff’s Office. Attendees will  learn about Read More »
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