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

    • 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 »
    • Human Trafficking Enforcement Operation June

      Eight people were arrested in a prostitution operation at a Bowling Green hotel on 06/10/2014. Participating agencies in the Human Trafficking Enforcement Operation were the Wood, Ottawa and Wyandot County Sheriff’s offices, the Bowling Green Police Division, and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation. Arrested for solicitation-prostitution, a 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 »
    • Verizon Telephone Scam

      We received information from a resident regarding a Verizon bill collector scam. They received a phone call from an “Unknown” telephone number advising their bill was past due by $20.01. They were advised that they needed to make immediate payment on the bill via telephone or their service would be Read More »
    • Human Trafficking Enforcement 05272014

      On 5/27/2014, The Wood, Hancock and Wyandot County Sheriff’s Offices conducted a Human Trafficking Enforcement Operation at truck stops along IR 75 at SR 18 and SR 613. Arrested during the Enforcement Operation were the following: Gregory Singleton 41 yoa of Ypsilanti, Michigan, Anderson Bircheat 48 yoa of Leeds, Alabama Read More »