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The Van Wert County Ohio Sheriff's Office personnel are committed to providing professional law enforcement services in a courteous, common sense manner. An attitude of service to the public is essential in providing effective law enforcement services. Law enforcement needs the community support in order to be effective. By working together, Van Wert County will be a safer community to live and raise a family.

The Van Wert County Sheriff's Office road patrol consists of thirteen Officers. Of those, three are shift sergeants. The Sheriff's Office jurisdiction covers the 409 square miles  of Van Wert County including all villages and municipalities. 

Deputies respond to all types of criminal incidents and other non-criminal complaints along with investigating traffic accidents and assisting other Offices. The Sheriff's Office also serves various criminal and civil processes for the Common Pleas Court and also criminal process within Van Wert County for the Municipal Court. 

The Sheriff's Office also provides electronic fingerprinting, child photo ID program, issuing concealed handgun licenses and sex offender registration.

This video from the Buckeye State Sheriff's Association outlines some of the duties of the Sheriff in Ohio

 

 

 

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Van Wert County Sheriff's Office
113 N. Market Street
Van Wert, OH 45891

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Non Emergency   (419) 238-3866
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