Lookup Inmates in Guernsey County, Ohio. Results May Include: Mugshot, Inmate Number, Offense Information, Sentence Information, Committing County, Admission Date, ORC, Degree or Felony, Status, Institution, Race, Gender, DOB, Inmate Number.

Guernsey County Ohio Sheriff Overview

Guernsey County can be found in the heart of the Appalachia in eastern Ohio. Its county seat is Cambridge. Formed in 1810, the early settlers named the county after the place where most of them came from – the Isle of Guernsey in the English Channel.  The zip codes in Guernsey County are 43722, 43725, 43768, 43773, 43772, 43778, 43733, 43780, 43749, 43750, 43755, and 43973.

Sheriff Jeffrey D. Paden is the chief law enforcement officer in Guernsey County. You can reach him at (740) 439-4455 or [email protected]. The Jail Administrator for the county is Lt. Jim Stoney. You can reach him at 740-439-6377 or [email protected].

Guernsey County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 601 Southgate Pkwy., Cambridge, OH 43725

Phone: (740) 439-4455

Inmate Search in Guernsey County Jail

The Guernsey County Jail maintains an online roster of the inmates currently in their custody

You can search the list by name, status, race, sex, and age. You can also click on the button “Active Inmates” to see the entire list. Upon clicking on an inmate’s file, you will be able to view his or her photo, booking number, alias, biographical data, status, location, offense, date of arrest, date of sentence, next court date, court, and bond type (if any).

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the county jail are encouraged to have visitors. The maximum number of visitors allowed is 4 (adults & juveniles). Inmates should have been incarcerated in the facility for a minimum of 7 days before they can have visitors. Visitation hours are on Wednesdays from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. & Sundays from 12:30 P.M. to 2:30 P.M.

To schedule a visitation with an inmate, you will need to sign up here. Appointments cannot be made on the phone. If you do not have access to a computer, you can visit the facility’s lobby where a computer is made available for scheduling visitation. Time slots are on a first come, first serve basis. Also, you can sign up for a slot 24 hours prior to your desired schedule i.e. signing up on Tuesday for a visit on Wednesday. If a visitation is cancelled, the time slot will be reopened on the website.

Visitors are not allowed to bring any phones, electronics, bags, jewelry, and any other personal items into the facility. Medication and eyeglasses are the only items allowed inside. A photo ID must be presented before you are permitted to enter. Visitors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by the legal guardian. Any visitors who arrive late for their time slot will not be allowed entry and will need to reschedule his or her visit on the website.

To send correspondence to an inmate at this facility, you need to address it as follows:



Guernsey County Jail

601 Southgate Parkway

Cambridge, OH 43725

All mail must be sent using the US Postal Service. In addition, a return address must be included. Failure to do these may result in the destruction of the letter.

Working at Guernsey County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

Some counties in Ohio offer a $25.72 hourly salary to entry level deputy sheriffs. The top pay for this position is $31.83 hourly.

The Guernsey County Sheriff’s Office offers benefits as well which may include the following:

– health insurance

– life insurance

– vacation time

– prescription plan

– vision care and dental plan

– paid holidays

– personal days

– compensation time

– shift differential pay

– sick leave

– Ohio Public Employee Retirement System

– deferred compensation programs

To qualify for this position, applicants are required to meet the following minimum requirements:

  • at least 21 years old at the time of submission
  • be a US citizen
  • possess a high school diploma or its equivalent
  • have a valid OHIO State Driver’s License
  • possess a current certificate of completion of the Ohio Peace Officer Basic Training course.

If you wish to become a deputy sheriff at Guernsey County, you can download the pre-application form here. Once completed, the form should be submitted to the Guernsey County Office either personally or via mail.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Sex offenders are required by law to register their information in the sex offender database of the state that they live in. These are individuals who have been convicted of a sex crime. The most widely accepted definition of a sex crime is an illegal act that involves sex or sexual misconduct. This type of crime includes rape, sexual assault, and child molestation.

The national sex offender database is a compilation of data from all state sex offender registries. Both the local and national databases are accessible to the public. To search for sex offenders in Guernsey County, you can visit their registry

Please ensure that you have read and understood the disclaimer provided. Also, bear in mind that there is no guarantee that the information is 100% accurate. You may get search results that reveal an offender’s previously known address or just the block they live in.  

Bail and Bondsman

In Guernsey County, bail is used as a form of insurance by the court to make sure that individuals charged with an offense will appear at all of his or her scheduled trial dates after his or her release from custody. One missed court appearance or violation of bail conditions will result in the court declaring the bond forfeited. For some types of bail such as the 10% bond, the defendant may end up being liable for the rest of the bail amount.

A bondsman can be hired to post bail for a charged individual if he or she is unable to meet the amount set by the court. In return, the bondsman will charge a set fee, typically 10% of the bail amount, and guarantee to the court that the entire amount will be paid in full if the defendant fails to meet the conditions for his or her bail.

Guernsey 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:Guernsey County Probation Department
Location:801 East Wheeling Avenue, Cambridge, Ohio, 43725
Guernsey County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined66
Avg Daily Populationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll14
Full time total employees14
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable
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Guernsey County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201618,852
Number Employed Annual Average, 201617,531
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20161,321
Unemployment Rate, 20167.0
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201541,630
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Guernsey County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20147,203
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201518.6
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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