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 »

Concealed Carry

Learn more about Ohio\'s concealed carry laws. Read More »



  • Latest News

    • 20190917 – PRESS RELEASE

      NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SUBJECT:Scam September 17, 2019 ISSUED BY: MARK WASYLYSHYN – SHERIFF WOOD COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE (419) 354-9008 Bowling Green, OH People are receiving phone calls from a person who identifies themselves as Captain Terry James of the Wood County Sheriff’s Office.   This person is telling the Read More »
    • 20190827 – Press Release

      August 27, 2019 PRESS RELEASE Bowling Green, OH – A dispatcher inadvertently activated a test of the CodeRed system during her training at 2:40 a.m. on August 27, 2019.  The alert was mistakenly sent to our subscribers. The dispatcher understands the inconvenience she caused to all of our subscribers. She Read More »
    • Wood County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Police Academy

      The Wood County Sheriff’s Office will be holding another Citizen’s Police Academy starting in September. Classes start on September 5th and will be held Thursday evenings from 6 PM to 9 PM through November 14th. Participants will have the chance to learn all about the operations of the Wood County Read More »
    • Wood County CodeRED

      Wood County has an Emergency Telephone Calling System named “CODE RED”.  This calling system has the capability to call every phone number registered in our database within a short period of time, or targeted areas as needed in the event of an emergency.  The calling system is used for Emergency Communication to Read More »
    • 2019 DARE Ohio Officer of the Year

      Congratulations to our very own Deputy Brian Ruckstuhl – the 2019 DARE Ohio Officer of the Year!!!! Deputy Ruckstuhl, who teaches DARE at Otsego Local Schools, was nominated by his school district and chosen as the recipient for his prestigious award in Ohio. We are proud of you Deputy Ruckstuhl! Read More »
    • Alert

      Scams – A Friendly Reminder

      Scams can happen to anyone. Take a look at this video to learn about some of the recent tactics used.         Read More »
    • Two Deputies Receive National Recognition

      Two deputies with the Wood County Sheriff’s Office received national recognition for excellence in overseeing the county’s 139 registered sex offenders. Deputy Isaiah Loar and Deputy Jill Holland were recognized during an awards ceremony at the National Sheriff’s Association annual conference in Louisville, KY on June 16, 2019. OffenderWatch Certificate of Read More »
    • Careers with our office

      Interested in a career with our office? Watch this video to hear how you can apply. Read More »