About the Sheriff

Mission Statement

I. The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is a full service law enforcement office. Our work is committed to the prevention of crime; the protection of life and property; the preservation of peace and order; the enforcement of laws; the safeguarding of constitutional guarantees; and the safekeeping of inmates. II. To fulfill this mission, the Wood

Message from the Sheriff

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. The Office of the Sheriff is unique among

Role of the Sheriff

The Sheriffs of America have played a significant role in the history of our Nation, and the Sheriffs of Ohio are no exception to this heritage. A brief study of the history of Ohio reveals that Ohio Sheriffs have contributed greatly to the development of the Buckeye State. VISIT THE BUCKEYE STATE SHERIFF’S ASSOCIATION WEBSITE

Sheriffs of Wood County

The following are the past (and current) Sheriffs of Wood County, Ohio. We value and respect their prior service. [row class=”row-fluid”][col class=”span3″] 1844     John Webb 1848     Shibnah Spink 1850     Julius Blinn 1851     Peleg G. Thomas 1852     Thomas L. Webb 1854     John Elder, Coroner 1855     William L. Cook 1857     Chester Willis Norton 1861     Gabriel E. Guyer

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Sheriff Wasylyshyn

Mark Wasylyshyn is the elected Sheriff of Wood County Ohio since January of 2005. As the Sheriff, he is the chief law enforcement officer in the county, with additional responsibilities for managing the 224 bed county jail, 9-1-1 Dispatch Center, Special Response Team, Road Patrol, Detective Bureau, Sheriff Sales, issuing carry concealed weapons permits, registering