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The Lucas County Sheriff is the only law enforcement official in the State of Ohio . The Sheriff is responsible for the following: Law Enforcement, Court Security, Service of Papers, Jail Operations, Extradition Process and Transportation of Prisoners. Further, I maintain full police jurisdiction in all the municipalities, villages and townships within Lucas County . Currently, 515 individuals are employed under the Sheriff's office. Complexes of duties are carry-out which includes corrections officers, deputy sheriffs, deputy clerks, 9-1-1 call takers, dispatchers, medical staff, and clerical staff.

The Lucas County Sheriff's Office operates a full service Law Enforcement Division which is comprised of the following sections: Field Operations, Records Bureau, Communications Section, and Investigative Services. Deputies patrol approximately 249.46 miles of county roads, 224.44 miles of township roads, and 66.05 miles of state roads. The Lucas County Sheriff's Office has patrol units patrolling the housing complexes which make up the Lucas County Metropolitan Housing Authority. Officers are assigned to various task forces, including the Northwest Ohio Sheriffs' Task Force, Northwest Ohio Violent Crimes/Fugitive Task Force, Joint Terrorism Task Force, Toledo Metro Drug Task Force, Arson Response Team, and the Domestic Violence Task Force. In an attempt to make our officers more accessible to the citizens we serve, the number of sub-stations has increased from one to seven.

It will like to be noted that for more than 20 years the Sheriff's Department has developed and maintained a Marine Patrol, K-9 Unit, Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Program, Critical Incident Response Team (C.I.R.T.), and the Lucas County Block Watch. The Sheriff's Office is also responsible for dispatching calls for six area police agencies, and six area fire departments.

Contact information:

Lucas County Sheriff
1622 Spielbusch Avenue
Toledo , OH 43624
Phone: (419) 213-4784


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