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Lorain County Ohio Sheriff Overview

Lorain County is in northern Ohio with Elyria as its county seat. The county was formed in 1822 and named after the Lorraine region in France. The zip codes in Lorain County are 44089, 44880, 44889, 44001, 44011, 44012, 44028, 44035, 44039, 44044,  44049, 44052, 44050, 44054, 44053, 44055, 44851, and 44074.

The Lorain County Sheriff is Phil R. Stammitti. The second point of authority at the Sheriff’s Office is Chief Deputy Dennis Cavanaugh. He oversees the activity of 3 Sheriff’s Captains, heads the Lorain County Anti-Terrorism Task Force and the Anti-Drug unit, and serves as the Lorain County Swat Commander. You can reach him at 440-329-3710. Captain Donald Barker is the Director of Investigations. You can contact him at  440-329-3880.

Lorain County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 9896 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, Ohio 44035

Phone: 440-329-3709

Fax: 440-329-3792

Inmate Search in Lorain County Jail

The current inmate roster for the Lorain County Jail can be found

While the list is not a searchable database, the names are listed in alphabetical order according to the inmate’s last name. The list contains an inmate’s full name, booking number, birth date, booking date, arresting agency, and charges filed. To find out if an inmate has a court date and bond, visit here.

Lorain County Sheriff’s Office Most Wanted list can be found

If you have any information regarding the individuals on this list, please call 440-329-3810, 440-213-4282, 440-323-1212, 440-329-3710 or leave a tip using our contact form.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates are allowed to receive 1 30-minute visit per week with the week running from Monday to Sunday. A maximum of two visitors are allowed to visit at a time. Inmates in general population can receive visitors at any time.

Inmates that fall under the Administrative Segregation I or II, Lockup/DCU, Isolation 1,2,3, or Juvenile classifications must adhere to the visiting hours listed below.



 8:30 AM – 11:00 AM

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

  3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

  6:00 PM – 8:30 PM


Monday – Friday

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM


Male:  Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Female:  Daily 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM


Male: Wednesday, Friday, Sunday 8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Female:  Daily 8:30 AM – 9:00 AM



7:30 AM-8:00 AM


2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

TRUSTY (Three Visits Per Week / Daily)

08:00 AM – 08:30 PM

4 WEST ISOLATION 1 & 2 (Daily)

7:45 AM – 8:15 AM


Same as General Population

*Security Restrictions – 7:45 AM – 8:15 AM

SUICIDE GOWN (Male and Female)

Saturday 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Note: Due to trustee work assignments your may incur a waiting period prior to your visit being granted.

Visitors are held responsible for arriving on time. Visits will be terminated according to the schedule listed regardless of the time the visit started.

Visitors are also required to present proper identification prior to their visit. Those under the age of 18 are required to be in the company of a parent or legal guardian who will remain with them at all times.

Correspondence with an inmate at this facility must be addressed as follows:

Prisoner Name

C/O Lorain County Jail

9896 Murray Ridge Road

Elyria, OH  44035

All incoming mail will be opened and checked for contraband. Mail will only be accepted if sent via US Mail. It should also list the full name and address of the sender. Any legal mail will be opened in the presence of the inmate to check for contraband. Magazines and newspapers sent directly from the publisher will be accepted. No books can be mailed to an inmate.

Depositing funds into an inmate’s account can be done by calling (866) 232-1899, visiting http://www.touchpayonline.com/, or using the Lobby Kiosk at the Jail which is open every day from 8 am to 10 pm. Money orders sent via mail will no longer be accepted.

Working at Lorain County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

A deputy sheriff in Lorain County can earn a starting salary of $37,389 annually. The average yearly salary for this position is $45,401 with a maximum average wage of $53,412 annually.

To work at the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office, you must complete the application form here and mail it to:

Lorain County Sheriff’s Office

Attn:  Captain Jack Hammond

9896 Murray Ridge Road

Elyria, Ohio 44035

The minimum requirements for this position usually includes:

  • Being 21 years of age
  • A U.S. Citizen
  • Possessing a valid Driver’s License
  • Possessing a High School Diploma or equivalency
  • Possessing a Current Ohio Peace Officer Certificate
  • Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

    All registered sex offenders are required by law to register their information with the Sheriff which includes their employment, school, residence, vehicles, email addresses, internet identifiers, and phone numbers. Sex offenders are defined as individuals who have been convicted of sexually oriented offenses such as rape, sexual assault, and child molestation. Once registered with the state, the information will also appear in the national sex offender database. The state registries and the national registry are all open to the public.

    If you wish to see a list of sex offenders residing in Lorain County, visit

    Please read and accept the disclaimer provided before proceeding to use the database. Also, keep in mind that not all the information within the registry will be completely accurate. Sometimes, only the block where the offender’s house is located will show. In other cases, an offender’s information will only include his or her last known address.

    Bail and Bondsman

    The court requires an accused person to pledge money or property in return for his or her temporary release from jail while he or she awaits the trial. This pledge is called bail. If the accused fails to show up at any of his or her scheduled court appearances, the pledged amount will be forfeited.

    A bondsman is secured by the accused if he or she is unable to post bail due to financial difficulties. The service will require the payment of a non-refundable fee, normally 10% of the bail amount. In return, the bondsman will guarantee to the court that he or she will pay the bail amount if the accused does not appear before the court during his or her trial.

    Lorain 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:Lorain County Probation Department
    Location:308 2nd Street, Elyria, Ohio, 44035
Lorain County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined436
Avg Daily Population458
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll154
Full time total employees154
Total salaries and wages9848029
Other operating expenditures1647240
Total construction costs48858
Equipment, furnishings, etc49749
Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Lorain County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016150,470
Number Employed Annual Average, 2016141,573
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20168,897
Unemployment Rate, 20165.9
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201552,779
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Lorain County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201439,833
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201513.5
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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