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Belmont County Sheriff’s Office

Stay At Home Order Frequently Asked Questions

On Sunday, March 22th, under the direction of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton, M.D., MPH issued a director’s order to require all Ohioans to stay in their homes to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 beginning at 11:59 p.m. EDT on Monday, March 23, 2020 until 11:59 p.m. on April 6, 2020. This order prohibits holding gatherings of any size and closes all nonessential businesses. It does NOT prohibit essential activities like going to the grocery store, receiving medical care, or taking your pet for a walk. Residents can return home from out of state and can leave the state. For more information on what this order means for you, please see below.

More Information On Stay At Home Order

Covid-19 Notice - Visits Suspended

Background Checks Resume March 23rd

The Belmont County Sheriff’s Office is located at 68137 Hammond Road, St. Clairsville, OH . Exit 213 off of Interstate 70. We are 15 miles west of Wheeling, WV and 125 Miles East of Columbus, OH, on Interstate 70. The Sheriff’s Office is comprised of the Sheriff, Chief, Jail Administrator, Assistant Jail Administrator, 2 Lieutenants, 4 Road Patrol Sergeants, 19 Road Patrol Sheriff’s Deputies, 4 Jail Sergeants, 20 Jail Corrections Officers, 5 Detectives, 1 Jail Transport Sergeants, 4 Jail Transport Deputies, 3 Courthouse Security Deputies, 1 ESORN/Training Sgt., 1 Civil Division Deputy, 2 Administrative Staff, 5 Civil Office Staff, and 3 School Resource Officers.

EEO Policy Statement

The Belmont County Sheriff’s Office provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Belmont County Sheriff’s Office complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

The Belmont County Sheriff’s Office expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of The Belmont County Sheriff Office employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.