As Sheriff of Holmes County, I would like to welcome you to our website. This website will provide you with an overview of the various services and functions the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office performs, while also providing the resources and tools you are looking for.

The sheriff’s office employs approximately 56 people, and the men and women of our various divisions strive to uphold the great honor of serving the citizens of this county. Ohio law mandates that the office provides for law enforcement, court security, service of papers, jail operations, extradition process, and the transportation of prisoners. The sheriff’s office also maintains full police jurisdiction in all the municipalities, villages, and townships within Holmes County.

It is with tremendous pride that I serve as your Sheriff, and I sincerely hope that you view our department as your partner in maintaining the welfare of our community. As the Chief Law Enforcement Officer in Holmes County, it is my duty and commitment to responsibly and diligently serve the citizens of this county.

Our Mission

The Holmes County Sheriff's Office is a full service law enforcement agency, an arm of the courts, and the custodial keeper of those who break the law. It is the mission of the Holmes County Sheriff's Office to protect the lives and property of the citizens of Holmes County, to preserve the peace, and to prevent crime and disorder while constantly guarding personal liberties as prescribed by law. This must be done with honor and integrity, conducting ourselves with the highest ethical standards to maintain public confidence.

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Effective May 1, 2019 the following price increase will effect our Concealed Carry and Background Check Clients;

BCI Electronic Prints= $35.00
FBI Electronic Prints= $35.00

BCI & FBI Combination Prints= $60.00

The reason for the increase is, the FBI imposed a price increase to all submitting agencies for all electronic prints effective 4/1/19.

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Lifting up our Dispatchers and the behind the scenes work they do for all of us everyday! Thank you all for what you do! ...

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On Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 09:50 AM Holmes County will participate in the Statewide Tornado Safety Drill. During this time the tornado sirens will activate for a full 3 minutes and then shutdown. ...

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8105 Township Road 574
Holmesville, Ohio 44633



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