WAYNE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Sheriff Travis Hutchinson

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office operates from offices in the Wayne County Justice Center, which was constructed in 1977. Every division of the Sheriff’s Office is staffed 24 hours a day.

HAVE AN EMERGENCY? CALL 911

Jail Information

The Wayne County Jail is located in the Wayne County Justice Center. Find out more about inmate visitation & phone, FAQ’s and contact information. 

Schedule a Background Check

We accept WebCheck appointments online and failure to bring the required items may result in your appointment being rescheduled. Browse our frequently asked questions or contact us for more information. 

Wayne County Update

As part of of our initiative to keep the public informed, our Wayne County Update includes law enforcement news from our area as well as tips and instructions for staying safe. We post updates routinely so be sure to check in.

Employment Opportunity

The Wayne County Jail is now seeking applicants for Corrections Officers. Please send an application in by mail or email to wcso@wcsohio.org

OUR MISSION

The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office exists to protect the constitutional rights of each member of the community we serve by affirmatively promoting a climate of safety and security among all persons within our jurisdiction. The success of our mission will be realized by constantly working to achieve excellence in providing efficient and effective services to our community in a professional manner and by encouraging the active participation of our community in those efforts.

LAW ENFORCEMENT

The Corrections Division operates all adult detention facilities in Wayne County under the jurisdiction of the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office.

PATROL DIVISION

The Patrol Division is responsible for providing primary police service to the unincorporated villages and townships within Wayne County

INVESTIGATIVE DIVISION

The investigative division provides detective services, coordinating with state and federal agencies.

CCW: WHAT TO BRING & FAQ’S

Be sure to review the list of items required to complete the CCW application. We offer a variety of application types and appointments are required—no walk-ins.

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