Ohio Stolen Gun Portal

A new searchable website designed to increase public safety by helping to identify and recover stolen firearms.

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The Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office offers a FREE program for the safety of our residents.

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Our Mission

Is to promote, preserve, and deliver a feeling of security, safety and quality in services provided to all members of our community.

Our Duties Include

Law Enforcement, Court Security, Service of Papers, Jail Operations, Extradition Process and Transport of Prisoners

A Highly Skilled Team

To respond to critical incidents resulting in a successful resolution.

COVID-19 Statements, Resources & Links

Committed to keeping our community informed

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Muskingum County Sheriff Matt Lutz
Sheriff Matt Lutz

Muskingum County Sheriff Since 2008

Sheriff Matt Lutz

As Sheriff of Muskingum County, I would like to welcome you to the Muskingum County Sheriff’s Office website. It is my hope that our website will be a useful resource for the citizens of Muskingum County.

It has been an honor to serve as Muskingum County Sheriff. The office of Sheriff is unique, as it is the only elected law enforcement official in the State of Ohio. The Sheriff is elected/re-elected every four years allowing the Sheriff, their record and the way in which he/she operates their office to be accountable to the citizens and the voters of the county. It is the only remaining law enforcement position in the United States which is filled through the electoral process.

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