Buckeye State Sheriffs’ Association

Leadership in Law Enforcement

Ohio Sheriffs are a full service law enforcement agency. The state-wide Sheriffs’ Association is a coordinating group that helps to keep the individual county Sheriff abreast of the latest advancement in law enforcement techniques, technology, legal precedent, legislative action, training and acts as an information exchange between the 88 diverse Sheriffs throughout the State.

Your local County Sheriff maintains the exclusive operation of their Office. The association does not have any information on process servers, foreclosures or sheriffs sales, please contact your local sheriff. You may locate and contact your Sheriff by clicking here.

Learn about the Duties of an Ohio Sheriff

Our Purpose


To form and perpetuate an efficient organization of the Sheriffs of Ohio, and their deputies, other peace officers and citizens charged with or interested in the execution and enforcement of state law.


To cooperate with peace officers throughout Ohio and with similar organizations in other States.


To provide for the prompt exchange of information pertaining to the duties, methods and official practice of the members and to furnish notice of all such matters as may threaten violation of law or injury to persons or property.


To exert such influence as may be necessary to bring about and preserve legislation in harmony with the needs of enforcement officials and the safety of the public.