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Fayette County Ohio Sheriff Overview

Fayette County is located in the south central portion of Ohio. The county seat is Washington Court House. Established in 1810, the county was named in honor of the Marquis de Lafayette, a French officer who sided with the Colonials during the Revolutionary War and was an important figure during the French Revolution.  The zip codes in Fayette County are 43142, 43106, 43160, and 43128.

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office is headed by Sheriff Vernon P. Stanforth. You can contact the sheriff via email at vernon.stanforth@fayette-co-oh.com. The second point of authority at the Sheriff’s Office is the Chief Deputy. David Bivens holds this position and can be reached at david.bivens@fayette-co-oh.com. The Communications Division is headed by Sergeant Jodi D. Kelley. She oversees the Sheriff’s Communication Center personnel who handle all E911 calls. You can reach her at jodi.kelley@fayette-co-oh.com.

Fayette County Sheriff’s Office

113 East Market St.

Washington Court House, OH 43160

Phone: 740.335.6170

Fax: 740.333.3589

Inmate Search in Fayette County Jail

The Fayette County Jail a real-time listing of all inmates currently in custody through a website called

When accessing the information, you’ll need to use the username “public” and the password “public.” Once you get into the database, you can search for an inmate using his name, date of birth, social security number, Jail ID, FBI#, and SID#. The results will show you a list of inmates that match your search, showing their photos, names, and date of birth. Clicking on the correct inmate will show you more information about the individual including the current charge filed against him.

If you have any questions regarding the website, you can get in touch with Sgt. Matthew Weidman, the Jail Administrator, at 740.333.3783 or matt.weidman@fayette-co-oh.com.

Persons wanted by the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office are listed

Please do not attempt to detain any of the individuals on this list. Contact law enforcement regarding information you have on the whereabouts of a subject on this list.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Before allowing any individual to visit an inmate, the Fayette County Jail requires that an application form be filled out. A background check will also be conducted.

Inmates are allowed one to two visits per week with a maximum length of 1 hour per visit. Visitors wearing clothing deemed inappropriate will be turned away. These include revealing clothes, shorts and skirts that do not reach mid-thigh, and clothes that do not cover undergarments. Children under the age of 18 are required to be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who must then provide proof of legal guardianship. Visitors 18 and older must present a state ID. No personal belongings are allowed inside the facility.

Visitation are on SUNDAYS only:

9 am to 11 am

1 pm to 3 pm

6 pm to 8 pm

Inmates of the Fayette County Jail are allowed to receive mail via the US Postal Service. All incoming mail are opened and checked for contraband before delivering them to the inmates. Legal mail from the court or attorneys will be opened in fron of the inmate, inspected, and given to the inmate. To send mail to an inmate at this facility, you can address it as follows:

“Inmates Name”

  1. E. Market St.

Washington C.H., Ohio 43160

Inmates can also receive money through their commissary accounty. A kiosk in the Jail’s lobby accepts cash, credit cards, and debit cards and is open 24/7. Money orders can also be sent to the inmate via US mail. Once received, the inmate will be asked to sign the money order before it is deposited into his or her account.

Working at the Fayette County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

In Fayette County, a deputy sheriff earns an hourly salary of $18.41. Deputy sheriffs are required to be at least 21 years old, have a high school diploma or GED, possess a valid Ohio Driver’s License, be a US citizen, and possess a peace officer certificate from the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy.

To become a deputy sheriff, you will need to undergo an extensive background check, a written exam, an oral interview, a physical fitness test, a drug test, and a psychological exam.

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Persons who have been found guilty of committing or trying to commit a sex crime are required to register in the state sex offender database that has jurisdiction over where they live. These individuals are classified as sex offenders. Sex crimes are generally defined as illegal acts of forced or coerced sexual conduct against another person such as sexual assault, rape, and child pornography. To ensure public safety, anyone can access the data on the state sex offender database. The federal government also has a similar system; a compilation of data from every state’s sex offender database, the National Sex Offender Registry, which is also open to the public.

If you want to learn if there are any sex offenders in Fayette County, you can access the county’s database

Make sure to read the disclaimer before using the database. The information in the system, while deemed reliable, is not always 100% accurate or complete. In some cases, you may get a sex offender’s last known address. Sometimes, you may find only the block where a sex offender lives and not the specific address.

Bail and Bondsman

Bail is the money or form of property that the courts will hold in collateral when releasing a defendant in a trial from custody temporarily. Should the defendant fail to show up on his court date, the money or property will be forfeited to the court.

In Fayette County, a bondsman can be hired to help an accused individual in making bail if he has financial difficulties. In return for his services, the bondsman will charge no more than 10% of the bail amount as his fee. The fee cannot be refunded no matter what the result of the case against the defendant.

Fayette 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:Fayette County Probation Department
Location:110 East Court Street, Washington Court House, Ohio, 43160
Fayette County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined54
Avg Daily Population50
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll18
Full time total employees18
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expenditures55325
Total construction costs20000
Equipment, furnishings, etc0
Year of original construction1840
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 113 E MARKET ST. WASHINGTON OH 43160

Fayette County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201614,427
Number Employed Annual Average, 201613,796
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016631
Unemployment Rate, 20164.4
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201545,068
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Fayette County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20144,575
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 201516.3
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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