Category Archives: Latest News

Wood County Jail Expansion Moving Forward

The Wood County Commissioners are expected to review the options for this expansion and make a decision within the next couple of weeks.

Hiring! Full-Time Cook

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is taking applications for a full-time cook position within our jail kitchen.  See details on how to apply today.

Wood County Sheriff’s Office R U OK Program Launch

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is proud to offer the automated telephone assurance system, R U OK?  In a partnership with the Wood County Committee on Aging, the Sheriff’s Office has launched this program to Wood County seniors, who live

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

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

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 10th and will be held Thursday evenings from 6 PM to 9 PM through November 19th. Participants will have the chance

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

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

Scams – A Friendly Reminder


Scams can happen to anyone. Take a look at this video to learn about some of the recent tactics used.        

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