Sheriff Sheriff On behalf of the men and women that make up the Wood County Office of the Sheriff, I would like to welcome you to our website. This website was designed to heighten awareness of all services that the Wood County Sheriff's Office provide for our citizens.
The Wood County Sheriff's Office was formed in For over years the Wood County Sheriff's Office is rich in tradition, honor and bravery. The professionalism and dedication to duty of our uniformed and non-uniformed members have always made me very appreciative to be a part of what they represent. Whether working a murder investigation or a vehicle accident our professionalism shines through. I feel that because of that spirit shown by our people we are second to none.
Thank you for your interest in our website and the Wood County Sheriff's Office. It is responsible for collecting taxes, civil process service, enforcing the law, providing security for local courts, provides road patrol to the rural areas of Wood County, overseeing the Holding Center, and transporting prisoners to the Regional Jail. The Tax Office distributes tax funds to county, municipalities and schools; receipts are supplied with payment showing distribution.
We offer renewals for automobile registration and a convenient drive-thru for easy payments. For questions or concerns, please contact the Tax Office via phone at Several options are available for paying your taxes. Payments can be mailed to: Methods of payment accepted are cash, personal checks, and money orders. Credit cards are not accepted at this time. This restriction is only in effect for the 2 weeks preceeding the Delinquent Tax Sale and only affects delinquent payments.
Now "at risk" individuals or adults with a disability in Wood County can feel safer and more secure with a daily phone call to confirm all is well or to summon Assistance if needed.
Any automatic system will call you, same time everyday, you choose the time. System is voice-activated, only say "Hello". If you are OK, you will be given a specific number to press on your phone. Once you press the number requested the computer will know that you are OK. After 4 unsuccessful attempts, an emergency contact is alerted and sent to your residence to check on you.
You will need to call if you will not be home at the time we are set up to call you. Sign up and complete a confidential information form You will be asked for your date of birth or social security number We will ask for emergency contacts, pets in house, doctors, clergy, and a brief medical history This is a program supported by many agencies and we want to help you.
We are very proud of the system! To enroll or obtain additional information regarding this service, please call the Wood County Sheriffs Office at