Ross County Jail
Law Enforcement Complex
28 North Paint Street
Chillicothe, Ohio 45601

Jail Administrator
Staff Captain Glenn Detty

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Mission Statement;

“Protecting the citizens of Ross County, by keeping a secure jail, providing a safe environment in the court houses and treating all persons with respect and professionalism”.


         Division Motto:

Safety, Security and Professionalism

 I promised to restructure the focus and the work force of your Sheriff’s Office. Towards this new beginning I am starting with new Division Mottos and new Mission Statements. I believe with this new clarity and purpose the Corrections will be working to meet your expectations.

  In Your Service;

George W. Lavender Jr., Ross County Sheriff


New Bond Schedule

Effective at 00:01 hours 10-16-09 the following fees are to be assed on all bonds according the following fee schedule:

All bonds receipted for appearance in the Municipal Court must include the following State Mandated Fees:

If there are multiple charges that include both traffic and criminal charges the bonds are to be done separately. This means that a separate RRF Fee must be taken for the traffic charges and the criminal charges. (Example: If the inmate is charged with Driving Under Suspension and Falsification two separate bonds would be taken. A $64.00 RRF Fee must be taken for the Driving Under Suspension bond and a $54.00 RRF Fee must be taken for the Falsification bond.

If anyone posting a bond questions when bond money will be returned they are to be told to contact the Chillicothe Municipal Court at 740-773-3515.


List of Approved Bonding Agents


Click this link to see FINES AND COURT COSTS


Jail Visitation As Follows
    Effective 4-8-2018 All inmate visitation will be held at the following times: Thursdays 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM, Saturdays 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Visitations are 15 minutes due to time constraints so we do not have to turn away visitors. All visitors must be put on the visitation list by the inmate