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Scioto County Ohio Sheriff Overview

Scioto County is in southern Ohio. Its county seat is Portsmouth. Founded in 1803, the county’s name is derived from a Native American word for deer. The zip codes in Scioto County are 45694, 45616, 45699, 45630, 45629, 45636, 45638, 45648, 45652, 45653, 45657, 45663, 45662, 45671, 45677, 45682, and 45684.

Sheriff Marty V. Donini is the head of the chief law enforcement agency in Scioto County. Chief Deputy Todd Miller is the Sheriff’s second in command, responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the agency. All the division heads report to him. Captain Greg Dunham is head of the 911 – Communications Divistion. Captain John Murphy heads the Human Resources and Internal Affairs Division. You can reach any of them via email at

Scioto County Sheriff’s Office:

Address: 1025 Sixteenth Street, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662



Inmate Search in Scioto County Jail

The Scioto County Jail does not maintain an online roster of inmates currently incarcerated in the facility. If you wish to locate an individual here, you can call the jail at .

Important Jail Policies and Procedures:

Inmates at the Scioto County Jail are allowed 30 minutes of visitation each week. The schedule for visitation will be posted inside of inmate housing areas and inside the jail lobby.

Only one adult and one child will be permitted inside the visitation booth. Visitors under the age of eighteen will not be permitted inside the visitation booth unless they are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, unless they are a part of the inmate’s immediate family (i.e. children of the inmate). No personal items will be permitted inside the visitation booth.

Working at Scioto County Jail or Sheriff’s Office:

A full-time deputy sheriff at the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office earns a starting salary of $17.26 per hour. After 6 months, the rate is increased to $17.95 per hour. One year after hiring, the salary is increased to $19.23 per hour. The maximum wage for this position is $21.37 per hour.

The job responsibilities of a deputy sheriff include providing service and protection to the community, investigating criminal activity, enforcing the laws of the State of Ohio along with being responsible for carrying out job duties while assigned within the Scioto County Jail and specifically/primarily dealing with supervising all inmates/prisoners according to the Minimum Standards for Jails in Ohio.

Applicants for this position must meet these minimum qualifications:

– possess a high school diploma or equivalent

– possess an Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy Certificate

– have a 136-Hour Basic Training for Full Service Jail Personnel Certificate

– have a valid Ohio Driver’s License

– must be at least 21 years of age

If you wish to apply for this position, you can download the application form . Email the completed form to with the subject line “Employment Application.”

Sex Offender Search and Lookup:

Sex offenders are required by law to notify the Sheriff’s Office of the county they are currently living in. Their information is to be entered into the state’s sex offender registry to be made available to the public. The same information is also entered into the national sex offender registry maintained by the federal government. Sex offenders are defined as individuals who have been found guilty of a sex crime. The definition of a sex crime may differ in each state. The generally accepted definition is an illegal act that involves sexual misconduct against another individual without their consent such as rape, sex trafficking, and sexual assault.

To find sex offenders in your neighborhood in Scioto County, you can visit this

Make sure that you understand the information stated in the disclaimer before proceeding to the registry. You may find that some of the data in the registry is no longer current (i.e. an offender’s previous address) or is incomplete (i.e. just the block they live on). This is because not all sex offenders comply with the law.

Bail and Bondsman

The court may grant bail to an accused individual depending on the gravity of the charges filed. Bail is the temporary release of the defendant from custody provided he pays a certain amount to the court as a form of collateral that will guarantee his appearance in court during his trial. If the defendant misses an appearance, the collateral is forfeit.

Accused individuals who are unable to make bail due to financial constraints can secure the services of a bondsman. The bondsman will act as a surety, pledging to the court that he will pay the bail amount if the defendant misses a court appearance. The defendant must pay the bondsman his fee, 10% of the bail amount, in order to get his services. He may also be required to put down collateral for the rest of the bail amount if the bondsman views him as a high risk.

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Scioto County Jail Statistics
Number of Persons Confined 124
Avg Daily Population 89
Name of new facility opened new facility 4-1-06
Full time payroll 34
Full time total employees 34
Total salaries and wages not applicable
Other operating expenditures not applicable
Total construction costs 12500000
Equipment, furnishings, etc not applicable
Year of original construction 2006
Year of major renovation not applicable
Name of new facility not applicable

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Scioto County Unemployment and Median Household Income
Civilian Labor Force Annual Average, 2016 29,928
Number Employed Annual Average, 2016 27,649
Number Unemployed Annual Average, 2016 2,279
Unemployment Rate, 2016 7.6
Median Household Income Annual Average, 2015 37,277
Sources: Unemployment – Bureau of Labor Statistics LAUS data, Median Household Income – Census Bureau SAIPE data, Rural Classifications – USDA Economic Research Service
Scioto County Poverty Data
Estimate of People of All Ages In Poverty 2014 16,881
Estimate Percentage of People of All Ages In Poverty 2015 23.0
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Model-based Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates (SAIPE)

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