How to Apply for a CCW License

Apply for CCW License

CCW License Application  In order to apply for the license you must 21 years of age, a legal resident of the United States, and a resident of Hamilton County or an adjoining county. Adjoining counties … [ Read More ]

Visiting Inmates

Visiting Inmates

On-Site visitation will remain suspended for the Hamilton County Justice Center, Reading Road Facility and the Woodburn Facility until further notice due to COVID-19. The Sheriff’s Office will be r … [ Read More ]

Behind the Badge: Reports from Sheriff Jim Neil and Chief Deputy Mark Schoonover

Sheriff Jim Neil

Sheriff Neil

Sheriff Jim Neil is a lifelong resident of Hamilton County.  He has a great appreciation for the history of Greater Cincinnati and the heritage of its law-enforcement community.  Sheriff Neil is very proud to be a second-generation … [ Read More ]

Chief Deputy Mark Schoonover

Chief Schoonover

Chief Deputy Mark Schoonover has been a resident of Hamilton County since 1993, and is married to his wife, Anne, since 1979.  They have two children and four grandchildren.  Chief Schoonover’s eldest son is a Lieutenant with the Hamilton C … [ Read More ]