The Ashland County Sheriff's Office joined with a national program called TRIAD that brings together the National Sheriff's Association, AARP and the International Association of Police Chiefs. meets the 1st Thursday of the month at the Sheriff's Office Annex unless otherwise noted.
The National Association of Triads is a partnership of three organizations - law enforcement, older adults, and community groups. For more information contact The Ashland County Sheriff's Office @ 419-289-6552 or Diane Cawood at the Ashland County Council on Aging Phone:419-281-1477 Toll Free1-800-246-1057 The State of Ohio offers a Seat Belt Program specifically designed for third graders.
Community Services performs a number of tasks, which provide direct support to the Enforcement Division, Detective Bureau, Corrections and the Combined Dispatch Center.We believe in and use the Community Policing Philosophy of collaborative efforts between various individuals, groups, organizations and the Sheriff;s office to solve community problems.Other duties include following up reports for the Patrol Officers and the Detective Units that may need to be completed. Don Sims is the Community Services Officerfor the Ashland County Sheriff's Office.SGT Sims began his law enforcement career in 1992 in a small village police agency in Wayne county, then started working for the Ashland County Sheriff's Office in 1995 as a Special Deputy working in corrections, dispatching and road patrol.
Don began working full time in corrections in 1996, and transferred to the enforcement division in late 1998.
In 2001 Don was promoted to his currant rank of Sergeant and has been the assistant supervisor and later supervisor of his shifts. Sims accepted the challenges of being the Ashland County Community Policing Officer, Junkyard Inspector as well as a Field Training Officer and pistol range officer.
He has also held positions as a bomb squad member and SRT member. Sims enjoys traveling and eating out with his two children.
The Ashland County Sheriff's Office TRIAD/SALT (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together) program is designed to bridge the gap between senior citizens and law enforcement.
Seniors and Law Enforcement working Together to address issues and concerns that involve crime prevention and safety issues in regards to our growing population of seniors.
The goal of the Ashland County Sheriff's Office is to make seniors more aware of the crimes that they could become victims of due to the high level of trust they have for anyone they may meet in the public.