Category Archives: Latest News

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

Careers with our office

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

Press Release from Sheriff Wasylyshyn – 20190123

Press Release from Sheriff Wasylyshyn 1.23.19 press release  

Wood County Jail receives 100% on state jail inspection          

Code of Ethics

As a new year approaches, we reaffirm our daily resolution to you all; the law enforcement code of ethics. Happy New Year!

2018 PSAP Operations Rules Review

Please see the attached letter from Rob Jackson regarding Wood County’s 2018 PSAP Operations Rules review.  Thank you so much for your amazing thoroughness and incredibly logical organization.  Have a great holiday season! 2018 Agency Response Sharon McMurray Support and

Press Release – Scam October 24, 2018

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office has had several reports of a phone scam today, Wednesday October 24, 2018. The scam reports consist of information reported that a “Deputy Jason Walker” of the Sheriff’s office is calling and threatening people that