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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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This Labor Day, and Every Day: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

Each year, Americans mark the end of summer with the Labor Day holiday weekend, a time to celebrate the hard work and many accomplishments of our country. Friends and families eagerly await pool parties, backyard barbecues, and other occasions to enjoy the last days of summer sunshine. Sadly, the Labor Day holiday has also become one of the deadliest, with drunk drivers endangering themselves and others on their way home from these holiday festivities. This year, The Holmes County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to get drunk drivers off the roads and help save lives. The high-visibility national enforcement campaign, Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over, runs from August 17 through September 3, 2018. During this period, local law enforcement will show zero tolerance for drunk driving. Increased State and national messages about the dangers of driving impaired, coupled with enforcement and increased officers on the road, aim to drastically reduce drunk driving on our nation’s roadways.

Sadly, the statistics prove that we have a lot of work to do to put an end to drunk driving. According to NHTSA, 10,497 people were killed in drunk-driving crashes in 2016. On average, 10,000 people were killed each year from 2012 to 2016—one person killed every 50 minutes in 2016. That’s the equivalent of 20 jumbo jets crashing each year, with no survivors. This is why the Holmes County Sheriff’s Office is working with NHTSA to remind drivers that drunk driving is not only illegal, it is a matter of life and death. As you head out to Labor Day festivities, remember: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.
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We are set up for the Amish Health and Safety Day in Mt Hope, please come out and join us! ...

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Holmes County Law Enforcement has kicked off the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign in conjunction with NHTSA

Being responsible is easy—if you are drinking, do not get behind the wheel. Your life, and the lives of others are at risk if you do not have a responsible plan to get home safely. Here are a few tips to help you have a safe and fun night of celebration.

Before drinking, choose a non-drinking friend as a designated driver.Use NHTSA's SafeRide app to call a taxi or a friend. The app is available on Google Play for Android devices and Apple devices on the iTunes store.If you are hosting the party, make sure all guests leave with a sober driver.If you see a drunk driver on the road, call law enforcement immediately.Always wear your seatbelt. It's the best defense against drunk drivers.
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Address

8105 Township Road 574
Holmesville, Ohio 44633

Phone

EMERGENCY:  DIAL 9-1-1

Non-emergency: (330) 674-1936

FAX

(330) 674-8504

Email

info@holmescountysheriff.org