A primary tool of law enforcement is the spirit of cooperation and sharing of information between agencies. The BSSA continually acts as a clearinghouse of information for agencies and dissemination to Ohio Sheriffs. The information and links on this page help direct law enforcement to agencies providing specific information or programs.
The National Sheriffs’ Association is a professional association dedicated to serving the Office of Sheriff and its affiliates through law enforcement education and training, and through the provision of general law enforcement informational resources.
The FBI’s priority is to help protect you, your children, your communities, and your businesses from the most dangerous threats facing our nation—from international and domestic terrorists to spies on U.S. soil, from cyber villains to corrupt government officials.
The mission of the Department of Justice is to uphold the rule of law, to keep our country safe, and to protect civil rights. We work each day to earn the public’s trust by following the facts and the law wherever they may lead, without prejudice or improper influence.
Led by the state’s chief law officer, the Attorney General’s Office (AGO) has played a vital role in shaping Ohio’s past and present. Current Attorney General Dave Yost and his staff have been working to help chart a strong future for Ohioans by protecting the state and its families.
The OffenderWatch App is the best tool to let you know when registered sex offenders are near or trying to contact your children. Parents, you have to be proactive in protecting your child from the predators who are finding even more ways to reach, exploit and harm children.
The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles oversees driver and motor vehicle licensing and registration among other services. We strive to make your experience with the BMV more convenient, efficient, and cost-effective in order to “Meet our customers’ needs where they are, not where we are.”
VINE is the nation’s leading victim notification network. It allows survivors, victims of crime, and other concerned citizens to access timely and reliable information about offenders or criminal cases in U.S. jails and prisons.
Ohio law consists of the Ohio Constitution, the Ohio Revised Code and the Ohio Administrative Code. The Revised Code is the codified law of the state while the Administrative Code is a compilation of administrative rules adopted by state agencies.
CORSA is a member-owned property and liability risk sharing pool sponsored by the County Commissioners Association of Ohio (CCAO). CORSA is governed by nine Directors who are County Commissioners from member counties.
The mission of the Ohio HIDTA is to reduce drug availability by creating intelligence-driven task forces aimed at eliminating or reducing drug trafficking and its harmful consequences through enhancing and helping to coordinate drug trafficking control efforts.
The Start Talking! program encourages age-appropriate conversations with children, early and often during their lives and provides information to educate parents on this issue and empower them to have these conversations.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol is an internationally accredited agency whose mission is to provide unbiased, professional public safety services through inclusion, collaboration, and innovation.
The Ohio Department of Public Safety touches millions of Ohioans with a core mission centered on the principles of safety, service and protection. We strive to fulfill our mission by preserving the safety and well-being of all citizens with the most cost-effective and service-oriented methods available.
With a mission to provide a transportation system that is safe, accessible, well maintained, and positioned for the future, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) supports the state highway system and promotes transportation initiatives statewide.