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 »

Social Media

One of our goals for 2014 is to reach more of our community with timely and relevant information. We are working hard to utilize the opportunity that social media plays in helping us to reach those we serve. Read More »

Severe Weather Safety Information

The National Weather Service provides detailed and accurate severe weather information. We recommend that you monitor the NOAA/NWS Storm Prediction Website for real-time valuable information. 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 »



  • Latest News

    • New Feature for Sex Offender Search

      (COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Buckeye State Sheriffs’ Association have unveiled a new reverse lookup feature accessible through the Electronic Sex Offender Registration and Notification (eSORN) Database, which is maintained by the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. The new feature allows anyone to input unfamiliar phone numbers, Read More »
    • Citizens Police Academy

      2014 Citizens Police Academy

      The 2014 Wood County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Police Academy is held on Thursday evenings starting September 18th, 2014.  Classes are held from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Wood County Sheriff’s Office. Class size is limited, so reserve your space today!!! Join us to learn about the operations of the Read More »
    • Road Patrol Position Posting

      In anticipation of future openings in the Road Patrol Division, the Wood County Sheriff’s Office will begin the testing process.  Individuals that are interested should go to and register for the Law Enforcement Test. Eligibility for the test is based on the following criteria: 21 years of age U.S. Read More »
    • Dispatcher 1 Testing

      The Wood County Sheriff’s Office offers full testing services for the position of Dispatcher 1 through National Testing Network, Inc.  To fill out an application and schedule a test, go to, select Emergency Communications/ ECOMM, and sign up for the Wood County Sheriff’s Office. What to expect at the Read More »
    • Teens in Cars Report

      A new study from Safe Kids Worldwide, made possible by a grant from the General Motors Foundation, surveyed 1,000 teens to learn why more teens die in motor vehicle crashes than from any other cause of death. The report highlights why teens don’t always buckle up, explores their texting and Read More »
    • Cell Phone Evidence Video

      WNWO: BOWLING GREEN — Law enforcement is using digital technology to retrieve information on cell phones, and NBC 24 investigated what rights you have in protecting your data. The Wood County Sheriff’s Office has used forensic analysis technology since 2008 to retrieve content from seized cell phones. Detectives use a Read More »