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Belmont County Sheriff’s Office

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.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Belmont County Sheriff’s Office is to enhance the quality of life in our community by working cooperatively with the public and by upholding the Constitution of the United States. We will constantly strive to ensure peace and security through a sensitive, caring and professional manner.


As leaders in our community, we are committed to law enforcement professionalism through:


We will strive to uphold public trust by being honest, competent and consistent in our beliefs and actions. We will hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards or moral and ethical conduct, quietly and without fanfare.


We will, as members of our office, take pride in ourselves, our profession and our community. Working as a team, we will strive to be role models for our community by enthusiastically excelling in quality performance.


We will dedicate ourselves to improve the quality of life in our community by providing a safe environment for all. We are committed to protecting life and property, reducing fear, and developing a partnership with citizens to prevent and solve crime.


We will consistently treat all people in this county and within our office with dignity, compassion, and without prejudice. We will protect the constitutional and civil rights of everyone through impartial enforcement of the law.

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.