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Putnam County Ohio Sheriff Overview

Putnam County is located in the northwestern portion of Ohio. The county seat Ottawa. Formed in 1820, the residents named the county in honor of a general in the American Revolution, Israel Putnam. The zip codes in Putnam County are 45815, 45893, 45827, 45831, 45837, 45844, 45848, 45853, 45856, 45864, 45875, 45877, and 45876.

The highest ranking law enforcement official in Putnam County is Sheriff Brian Siefker. You can contact him directly at siefkerb@sheriffoff.com. The Sheriff’s second in command is Chief Deputy Verl Warnimont who oversees the daily operations of the entire agency. You can reach the Chief Deputy via email at warnimontv@sheriffoff.com.  

Putnam County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 1035 Heritage Trl, Ottawa, OH 45875-8524

Phone: (419) 523-3208

Fax: (419) 523-6851

Inmate Search in Putnam County Jail

The Putnam County Jail does not maintain an online roster of inmates currently housed in the facility. If you wish to locate an inmate here, you can call the head of the Corrections Division, Lieutenant Dave Roney at roneyd@sheriffoff.com.

The Sheriff’s Office does have a list of active warrants posted

If you have information on any of the individuals on this list, please call 419-523-3208.

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Each inmate is allowed a maximum of 30 minutes of visitation per week. They can have 2 15-minute visits, one per visitation day. Or, they can choose to use all 30 minutes of the allotted visitaion time during one visitation day. Inmates are allowed a maximum of 2 visitors per visitation day, including minors.

Visitors must present a valid government issued photo ID. Minors (under 18) can only be allowed to visit when accompanied by an adult who is either a parent, legal guardian, or spouse. All personal items must be stored in the locker provided in the lobby. Visitors are subject to a search before allowed entry into the visitation area.

Visitation Schedule is as follows:

Sunday
Housing UnitTime
Medical – 133/20212:30PM-1:00PM
Work Release / Inmate Workers – 1471:00PM-2:30PM
Female – 1502:30PM-4:00PM
Administrative Segregation – 1385:30PM-6:00PM
Male Age 24 and Younger – 1436:00PM-7:30PM
Male Age 25 and Older – 1457:30PM-9:00PM

 

Wednesday
Housing UnitTime
Administrative Segregation – 13812:30PM-1:00PM
Male Age 24 and Younger – 1431:00PM-2:30PM
Male Age 25 and Older – 1452:30PM-4:00PM
Medical – 133/2025:30PM-6:00PM
Work Release / Inmate Workers – 1476:00PM-7:30PM
Female – 1507:30PM-9:00PM


Working at Putnam County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

A deputy sheriff in Putnam County can earn around $15.35 per hour. Working at the Sheriff’s Office, a deputy’s responsibilities include keeping the peace, investigating crime and accidents, protecting life and property, and any other tasks assigned by the Sheriff.

To become a deputy sheriff, you must be at least 21 years old, have a high school diploma or equivalent, possess a valid Ohio Driver’s License, and have been certified by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Council.

Applicants will undergo an oral interview, a written exam, an extensive background check, a physical ability assessment, a psychological evaluation, a polygraph test, and a medical examination which includes a drug screen.

If you wish to apply for this position with the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office, you can download the application here. Mail the completed form to this address:

Putnam County Sheriff’s Office

1035 Heritage Trail

Ottawa, Oh 45875

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Sex offenders are mandated by law to register their information with the state that they currently reside in. The information is entered into the state sex offender registry as well as the national sex offender registry maintained by the federal government. These databases are accessible to the public as a safety resource. Sex offenders are defined as individuals who are guilty of committing a sexually oriented offense such as rape, sex trafficking, and sexual assault.

Any individual who wishes to locate any sex offenders living in their neighborhood in Putnam County can check the registry

Keep in mind that the disclaimer provided contains important information that you should read and understand before using the database. As some sex offenders may fail to obey the law, there will be information in the registry that is inaccurate. For example, you might get an offender’s last known address or just the block that they live on.

Bail and Bondsman

If you are accused of a crime in Putnam County, you may be granted temporary release by the court while you await trial provided that you pledge a certain amount of money as a guarantee that you will appear for all your scheduled court appearances. This process is called bail. If you miss one appearance, the money you pledged to the court will be forfeited.

To post bail, you must inquire with the court on where the payment will be mind. In some cases, bail is posted at the Sheriff’s Office while in others, it may be paid at the Clerk of Courts. If you are unable to post bail because you lack the funds, you can get a bondsman to post bail for you in exchange for 10% of the bail amount. If you are a high risk defendant, the bondsman may require you to put down collateral equal to the remaining amount of the bail as added insurance. In return for the payment, the bondsman will guarantee to the court that he will pay the entire bail amount if you do not appear at your trial.

Putnam 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:Putnam County Probation Department
Location:240 East Main Street, Ottawa, Ohio, 45875
Phone:419-523-4821
Fax:N/A
Putnam County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined46
Avg Daily Population45
Name of new facilitynot applicable
Full time payroll24
Full time total employees24
Total salaries and wagesnot applicable
Other operating expendituresnot applicable
Total construction costsnot applicable
Equipment, furnishings, etcnot applicable
Year of original constructionnot applicable
Year of major renovationnot applicable
Name of new facilitynot applicable

Address: 1035 HERITAGE TRAIL OTTAWA OH 45875

Putnam County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 201618,808
Number Employed Annual Average, 201618,125
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016683
Unemployment Rate, 20163.6
Median Household Income Annual Average, 201560,036
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Putnam County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 20142,416
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 20157.2
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)
Friday, April 26th, 2019 at 10:14am
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Monday, April 8th, 2019 at 9:30am
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Monday, March 4th, 2019 at 4:30pm
On 3/1/19 The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office held the annual Awards banquet recognizing employees and that have had an outstanding job performance and have assisted in keeping the residents Putnam County Safe.... https://t.co/fmW3LPqlYY
Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 at 2:58pm
Feb 20 2019 12:55 pm Sheriff Siefker has Cancelled the Level 1 roadway advisory.
Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 at 7:58am
February 20, 2019
6:55 a.m.
Sheriff Siefker has issued a level one roadway advisory
Sunday, February 17th, 2019 at 10:01pm
February 17, 2019
@ 8:00 p.m.
Sheriff Siefker has issued a level one roadway advisory
Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 at 6:59pm
February 12, 2019
Sheriff Siefker has cancelled the Level one roadway advisory
Tuesday, February 12th, 2019 at 8:03am
February 12, 2019
@ 6:00 a.m.
Sheriff Siefker has issued a level one roadway advisory
Monday, February 11th, 2019 at 6:31pm
Monday February 11, 2019
@ 4:20 p.m.
Sheriff Siefker has lifted the level one roadway advisory
Sunday, February 10th, 2019 at 8:39pm
Sunday February 10th @ 6:35 p.m.
Sheriff Siefker has issued a level one roadway advisory
Friday, February 1st, 2019 at 4:12pm
February 1, 2019 @ 2:10 p.m.
Sheriff Siefker has cancelled the Level one roadway advisory
Friday, February 1st, 2019 at 2:52pm
The issues with phone and 911 issues in the Leipsic telephone exchange have been resolved and are fully functioning
Friday, February 1st, 2019 at 8:28am
February 1, 2019 @ 6:25 a.m.
Sheriff Siefker has issued a level one roadway advisory
Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 at 5:10pm
Attention Leipsic area residents;
The Leipsic telephone company is experiencing a service outage. If you are a Leipsic phone customer you are currently not able to make calls to include 911 calls.
If you are in this area and need to make a 911 call you can use a cellphone.
Tuesday, January 29th, 2019 at 7:01pm
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Sunday, January 27th, 2019 at 1:06pm
January 27, 2019 @ 10:15 a.m. Sheriff Siefker has cancelled the Level one roadway advisory
Sunday, January 27th, 2019 at 8:10am
January 27, 2019 at 1245 a.m. due to road conditions Sheriff Siefker has issued a Level one roadway advisory.
Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 at 11:49am
January 23, 2019 @ 9:45 a.m.
Sheriff Siefker has lifted the level one roadway advisory Putnam county currently has NO roadway levels
Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019 at 10:35pm
Due to road conditions, Sheriff Siefker has re-issued the Level ONE Roadway Advisory. Please use caution if traveling. Roads may have black ice, so you may not see the slick spots ahead.

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