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Citizens Police Academy

The 2020 Wood County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Police Academy is held on Thursday evenings starting, September 10th, 2020.  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 Wood County Sheriff’s Office

Public Records Policy


WebCheck Fingerprinting

WEBCHECK FINGERPRINTING IS BY APPOINTMENT. CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT. If you are unable to register for an appointment online, please call the Wood County Sheriff’s Office at 419-354-9007 between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, Monday thru Friday. INFORMATION REQUIRED FOR PROCESSING ◊ Proof of Identity: (Ohio Driver’s License, Birth Certificate,

Local Background Check

A Local Background check is done free of charge at the Wood County Jail, Monday thru Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. This check is for activity that the requestor may have with our agency only. This does not show any other information for Ohio (BCI) Nationwide (FBI) or any court disposition. To expedite your

Vacation Checks

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office provides vacation checks to residents within the county to whom no other law enforcement agency provides services. If you are going on vacation and will be away from your residence, we encourage you to complete this online form requesting that our patrol deputies make periodic checks of your premises. Upon

Project Lifesaver

Project Lifesaver is an active response to the problem of locating people who may not be able to find their way home – before they become victims. The average rescue time is less than 30 minutes. A lost person with any kind of dementia or a development disability is unaware of his or her situation.

RX Drop Box Program

In 2012 in Ohio, more than 1,500 people died from accidental prescription drug overdoses.  Help protect your home and loved ones from potentially dangerous and addictive medications. The RX Drug Drop Box Program is an opportunity for residents to deposit unused, unwanted, or expired prescription drugs at drop boxes. In collaboration with the Bowling Green

Online Traffic Crash Reports

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office submits all crash report data electronically to the Ohio Department of Public Safety. If you wish to view and/or download a copy of a report please visit this link: ODPS Crash Retreival


The Wood County Sheriff’s Office encourages all residents to use a free online system that will help keep track of valuable and invaluable personal property. ReportIt is a free, secure online service allowing citizens to record serial numbers and upload images for phones, electronics, and other valuables. Should those items ever be stolen, having the information

Golf Cart Inspections

The Wood County Sheriff’s Office is currently inspecting “street-worthy” golf carts. Ohio Law allows the Sheriff to authorize such licensing in each county, as long as equipment standards are met on each vehicle. To be street legal, golf carts must have headlights, brake lights, tail lights, turn signals, windshield, horn, rearview mirror, license plate lights,

Livestock Registration Form

Dear Livestock Owner, The Wood County Sheriff’s Office maintains a Livestock Registry to aid the Sheriff’s Office with locating owners of lost, missing, or found livestock. Without livestock owner information, it is sometimes impossible to locate an owner of an astray that has found their way onto our roadways. The Wood County Sheriff’s Office makes