We currently have a staff of 72 employees and operate 24 hours a day. We operate a full-service correctional facility, handle court security, are the chief civil service officer, and provide law enforcement protection for over 48,000 Shelby County citizens. Our Road Patrol deputies cover roughly 1,400 miles of roadways and handle incidents such as traffic crashes, domestic disputes, civil service paperwork, and many other types of calls to preserve the peace. We maintain the Sex Offender tracking database for Shelby County.
Our Communications Center dispatches for 5 volunteer EMS services, 11 volunteer fire departments, and other agencies such as the American Red Cross, Wildlife Officer, Shelby County Juvenile Court, Shelby County’s Sewer District, Children Services, Dog Warden, Shelby County Park District, County Highway, Victim Services, ODOT, Homeland Security, etc. We are one of two 9-1-1 sites and handle all emergency calls generated outside the City of Sidney. We handle over 9,000 emergency “9-1-1” per year and generate over 40,000 responses to requests for assistance.