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Medina County Ohio Sheriff Overview

Medina County is located in north central Ohio. Its county seat is Medina. Created in 1812, the county was first named Mecca after the city where the prophet Muhammad was born. Its name was later changed to Medina after the city Madinah in Saudi Arabia where Muhammad’s body was buried. The zip codes in Medina County are 44212, 44215, 44217, 44233, 44235, 44253, 44251, 44254, 44256, 44270, 44273, 44275, 44274, 44281, 44280, and 44282.

The Medina County Sheriff’s Office is headed by Tom Miller. You can contact the sheriff directly by calling (330) 725-0028 or emailing him at tpmiller@medinaco.org. Captain Kenneth Baca serves as Administrative Captain in the Sheriff’s Office. His contact details are (330) 725-0028 and

kbaca@medinaco.org. The Operations Captain is Captain David Center. He can be reached at (330) 725-0028 and dcentner@medinaco.org.

Medina County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 555 Independence Drive, Medina, OH  44256

Phone: (330) 725-0028

Fax: (330) 764-8123

Inmate Search in Medina County Jail

The Medina County Sheriff’s Office does not post an online list of inmates currently housed in their facility. If you wish to get information on an inmate here, you can call (330)764-3628. You can also contact the booking desk directly by calling (330) 725-9135. The Medina County Jail is a direct supervision facility with a rated bed capacity of 256. The jail is headed by the Jail Administrator, Lt. Dean Lesak. You can contact him at (330) 725-9147 x6085.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Only individuals whose names are on the approved visiting list are allowed to visit. All visitors must present proper photo identification such as a Driver’s License upon request. Visitors wearing clothes deemed inappropriate by jail staff will be denied entry. Parents will be held responsible for the behavior and safety of their children during the visit. Food and candy are not allowed in the visiting area. Giving and receiving items to inmates or vice versa are not allowed.

To learn about the jail’s policies regarding sending inmates mail or money, please call (330)764-3628. You can also call (330) 764-3604 to get in touch with the Inmate Services that handle commissary and mail.

Working at Medina County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

A deputy sheriff in Medina County is paid a starting salary of $43,072. An additional $.40 per hour is added for an Associate’s degree and $.80 per hour for a Bachelor’s degree.

Benefits include:

  • Employee/Dependent Medical, Dental Insurance.
  • Ten days vacation after the first year.
  • Ten paid holidays.
  • Two personal days.
  • Paid sick leave.
  • Uniform allowance.
  • Longevity benefits.
  • Minimum Qualifications for a Deputy Sheriff in Medina County are:

  • Must have a high school diploma or certificate
  • of equivalency.

  • Preferred to have a minimum of a two year degree.
  • Must be of good moral character and reputation.
  • Must NOT have any felony or misdemeanor convictions.
  • Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.
  • The hiring process includes:

  • Written examination
  • Physical Agility Test
  • Background Investigation
  • Oral Interview
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Medical/Drug Screen
  • Polygraph
  • Applications can be picked up at the Medina County Sheriff’s Office during regular office hours, Monday to Friday, from 8 am to 4 pm except on holidays.

    Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

    Sex offenders are generally defined as individuals convicted of a sexually oriented crime such as rape, child pornography, and sex trafficking. According to the law, these individuals must register their information in the sex offender database maintained by the county or state that they reside in. The national database is then updated by the US Department of Justice. All sex offender registries are accessible to the public.

    The list of sex offenders living in Medina County can be viewed

    Before you proceed, you will be asked to read and agree with the disclaimer provided. There is no guarantee that all information in the database is accurate. Some ex offenders may have moved and not informed the sheriff’s office of their new location. This may result in revealing an offender’s last known address instead of a current one.

    Bail and Bondsman

    If you have been arrested for a crime in Medina County, you may be granted temporary release from custody or jail by posting the bond set by the court. The bond or bail is usually an amount of money pledged to the court that you will appear at all scheduled court appearances. If you miss any of the required appearances, the bond you posted will be forfeit.

    If you cannot pay the bond because of financial difficulties, you can secure a bondsman who will post bail for you in exchange for a fee. The fee is usually 10% of the bail amount and cannot be refunded under any circumstances. By availing of his services, the bondsman will become liable to the court if you should fail to appear during your trial.

    Contact the Medina County Public Defender
    Public defender’s provide: counsel upon arrest, representation during criminal investigative proceedings, interviewing witnesses, arrange bail, conduct pretrial discovery, withdraw pleas, suppression of evidence motions, jury selection, opening statements, legal research, and more
    Name:Medina County Public Defender
    Address:120 West Washington Street, Medina, Ohio, 44256
    Medina County Probation Department
    Probation officers hold offenders accountable by ensuring that financial restitution is being paid to victims and community service is completed. The probation department provides warrant searches, sex offender lookups, DWI conviction information, adult or youth misdemeanor and felony offense records.
    Office:Medina County Probation Department
    Location:99 Public Square, Medina, Ohio, 44256
Medina County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined243
Avg Daily Population223
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll80
Full time total employees90
Total salaries and wages4458540
Other operating expenditures956440
Total construction costs0
Equipment, furnishings, etc11229
Year of original construction1996
Year of major renovation2004
Name of new facilitynot applicable


Medina County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201694,725
Number Employed Annual Average, 201690,608
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 20164,117
Unemployment Rate, 20164.3
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201570,576
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Medina County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 201412,287
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 20157.0
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)
Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 at 10:55am
The Snow Emergency for Medina County has been Cancelled.
Monday, January 21st, 2019 at 7:25am
Medina County Snow Emergency Level has been lowered to Level 1. https://t.co/SFFENGQGAQ
Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 1:29pm
The Snow Emergency for Medina County has been Cancelled.
Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at 11:19am
The Snow Emergency for Medina County has been canceled.
Tuesday, March 14th, 2017 at 9:07am
Medina County is now at a Snow Emergency Level 1. The website will be updated shortly. https://t.co/SFFENGQGAQ
Monday, March 2nd, 2015 at 9:38am
The Snow Emergency for Medina County has been canceled. (03/02/15 @ 7:35am)
Sunday, March 1st, 2015 at 11:24am
Medina County is now at a Snow Emergency Level 1. The website will be updated shortly. http://t.co/SFFENGQGAQ (03/01/15 @ 9:00am)
Saturday, February 21st, 2015 at 7:21pm
The Snow Emergency for Medina County has been canceled. (02/21/15 @ 5:15pm)
Saturday, February 21st, 2015 at 5:43pm
Medina County is now at a Snow Emergency Level 1. The website will be updated shortly. http://t.co/SFFENGQGAQ (02/21/15 @ 3:20pm)
Sunday, February 15th, 2015 at 11:09am
The Snow Emergency that was active for Medina County has been canceled. (02/15/15 @ 9:07a)
Saturday, February 14th, 2015 at 3:03pm
Medina County is now at a Snow Emergency Level 2. The website will be updated shortly. http://t.co/SFFENGQGAQ (02/14/15 @ 1:02pm)
Monday, February 2nd, 2015 at 5:35pm
The Snow Emergency that was active for Medina County has been canceled. (02/02/15 @ 3:35pm)
Monday, February 2nd, 2015 at 9:18am
@ScottSabolFOX8 It's based on current road conditions, and although snow covered, they are not really bad. The plows have kept up.

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