The Holmes County Sheriff's Office was
first established in 1824 and moved into a new building in October of
1994. The current facility houses the Administrative Offices,
Communications Division, Road Patrol Division, Civil Division, Child
Support Investigator, Investigative Bureau, Community Policing Division
and the County Jail.
Staffing of the Office of the Sheriff in
2002 consists of 10 Road Patrol Officers, 3
Detectives, 1 Court Officer, 19
Corrections Officers, 4 Communications Officers, 9 Administrative
Officers, 25 Reservists and 3 Civilians.
There are specialties within the
Sheriff's Office to address the needs of law enforcement which include the
K-9 Unit, Dive Team, Hostage Negotiation Team, Mounted Unit and Special
Response Team. All of these groups are vital to providing Holmes
County with a safe and protected community.
Sheriff Zimmerly and Chief Deputy Fritz
are firm believers in continuing education and training for their
staff. This knowledge maintains excellence and professionalism among
the officers and better aids our community with current law enforcement