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Ashland County Ohio Sheriff Overview

Ashland County is located in the central part of the state of Ohio with its county seat in Ashland. The county was first established in 1846, getting parts from four different counties – Wayne, Richland, Huron, and Lorain. Ashland County is named after the plantation of Kentucky Senator Henry Clay which is a registered National Historic Landmark. The county zip codes are 44874, 44638, 44805, 44838, 44840, 44842, 44848, 44859, and 44866.

The current Sheriff of Ashland County, Ohio is E. Wayne Risner. He can be contacted via email at [email protected]. The current Jail Administrator is Captain David Blake. He can be reached at (419) 281-9009 and [email protected].

Sheriff’s Department in Ashland County, Ohio

Address: 1205 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Phone: 419-289-6552/419-289-3911

Inmate Search in Ashland County Jail

If you wish to find an inmate currently detained in the Ashland County Jail, you can check the active roster of inmates

There is no search function for this list but the inmates are listed alphabetically by their last names. Once you locate the inmate you are looking for, click on the “details” link to access their information such as jail ID, list of offenses, booking photo, and physical description. To get more information, you can call (419) 281-9009 Ext. 2550.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Visitors to general population inmates are required to be logged in at the Ashland County Jail 30 minutes prior to the end of visitation hours. Visitors who are 16 years of age or older must present a valid photo ID. Younger visitors are required to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. General population inmates are allowed one 30-minute visit each day.

Visitation times for general population inmates are:

SundayMales12:45 pm – 3:45 pm15:15
Females3:45 pm – 4:45 pm16:15
ThursdayMales8:00 am – 11:00 am10:30
Females11:00 am – 12:00 pm11:30
FridayMales6:45 pm – 9:45 pm21:15
Females9:45 pm – 10:45 pm22:15

Discipline and Maximum Security inmates are only allowed 1 visit per day as well. Their visitation hours are:

MondayMales7:00 pm – 8:00 pm19:30
FridayMales8:00 am – 9:00 am08:30

Visitors are not allowed to bring purses, bags, jackets, food, drinks, cups, bottles, packages, and cans to the visitation room. In addition, electronic devices are not allowed inside the building. They are also required to dress appropriately. Inappropriate clothes include tank tops, muscle t-shirts, provocative tops, wording or pictures on clothes, short skirts, spaghetti straps, and skirts/dresses that are cut above the knee.

If you wish to send mail, pictures, or cards to an inmate in the Ashland County Jail, you can address it as such:  

Ashland County Sheriff’s Office

(Inmate name)

1205 East Main Street

Ashland OH 44805

Family and friends who wish to send money to an inmate can do so in three ways. Money orders are accepted by the Ashland County Jail. An ACCESS Kiosk located in the Night Lobby of the jail accepts cash, credit cards, and debit cards for a service fee of $4.  The third option is via ACCESS Corrections where individuals are able to directly deposit money into an inmate’s account.

Working at Ashland County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

In Ashland County in Ohio, an entry level deputy sheriff can earn $25.72 per hour. The top pay for this position is $31.83 per hour.

To apply for a Deputy Sheriff position in a county in Ohio, you must be 21 years of age or older, possess a high school diploma or its equivalent, and have been certified by the Ohio Peace Officers Training Council. You must also pass a written exam, an oral interview, a polygraph exam, a fitness test, a physical examination, and an extensive background investigation.

To learn about any openings for Deputy Sheriff in the Ashland County Sheriff’s Office, you can reach out to them using the contact details below:

Address: 1205 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805

Phone: 419-289-6552/419-289-3911

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Convicted sex offenders are registered on either a national or state sex offender database. By law, a sex offender is an individual who has been found guilty of committing or attempting to commit a sex crime such as sexual assault, rape, statutory rape, indecent exposure, and child pornography.

You can access the list of registered sex offenders in Ashland County by visiting

To use the website, you will be required to read and accept the disclaimer. It’s important to note that the databases are not always accurate. Some results may only reveal a sex offender’s last known residence while others may only show the block that they reside on.

Bail and Bondsman

Bail is the amount set by the court to guarantee that an accused individual shows up for his or her trial after getting temporarily released from jail. If you have been arrested in Ashland County and are allowed to post bail, you can contact a local bail bonds agent to pay the bail should you lack the funds to do it. You will need to pay a non-refundable fee for this service, no more than 10% of the bail amount. The bail bonds agent will then be held responsible by the court to ensure that you attend your trial.

Ashland County Probation Department
Probation officer’s are appointed to investigate, report on, and supervise the conduct of convicted offenders on probation. Items to bring to the Probation Office include: employment verification (a pay stub), residence (a lease, copy of a utility bill, etc.), community service record log, counseling or meeting attendance, all personal drug prescriptions, medical condition documents, and immigration registration among other things.
Office:Ashland County Probation Department
Location:1260 Center Street, Ashland, Ohio, 44805
Ashland County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined93
Avg Daily Population95
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll37
Full time total employees37
Total salaries and wages1190589
Other operating expenditures337644
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original construction2001
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 1205 E MAIN STREET ASHLAND OH 44805

Ashland County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201626,024
Number Employed Annual Average, 201624,731
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,293
Unemployment Rate, 20165.0
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201548,338
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Ashland County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20147,190
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201514.1
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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