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Public Meetings

The public is invited to watch. Ottawa County BOCC Zoom Meeting ID: 703-914-9403 or dial into the meeting at +1 346 248 7799 Or click the direct link at the bottom of this page.

County Sheriff

The County Sheriff's Office

David Dean
Sheriff
Republican
Political Party
Miami
Hometown
2021
In office since
David Dean
David Dean
Sheriff
Rocky Ferdig
Undersheriff
Rocky Ferdig
Rocky Ferdig
Undersheriff

  • Preserves the peace and protects life and property within the county's jurisdiction
  • Has power and authority to operate the County Jail
  • Has authority to apprehend and secure persons charged with a felony or breach of peace
  • Serves warrants and processes papers ordered by the District Court
  • Accountable for all fees received by Sheriff Office and deposits them daily with the County Treasurer
  • Relies on the Office of the State Auditor and Inspector for oversite and guidance

Some content may be extracted from OSU Cooperative Extension Fact Sheet AGEC-802 and/or the County Training Program website. More complete information is available from these sources.