Our office works hard to make significant improvements in our county in order to continue to make Fairfield County a great place to live and raise a family. My office is committed to making our neighborhoods safer. By doing so, we will improve the quality of life for individuals and families, both young and old. It is imperative that we seek new ways to reduce the negative influences that crime has on children and to help safeguard the elderly. Our approach has been three-fold.
· Integrity · Commitment to Excellence · Community Involvement
Serving the citizens of Fairfield County has been an exciting and rewarding time for me. I appreciate all the support you have given to the Sheriff's Office. It is true that together we can make a difference, now and in the future.
Sheriff Dave Phalen
Lt. Alex Lape Patrol Division Commander
Main Office P: 740-652-7900
Main Jail 221 East Main Street Lancaster, Ohio 43130 P: 740-652-7240
Minimum Security Jail 342 W. Wheeling Street Lancaster, Ohio 43130 P: 740-652-7300
Detective/Civil Bureau 108 North High Street Lancaster, Ohio 43130 Detective P: 740-652-7331 Civil P: 740-652-7320
LEVEL 1: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be icy. Motorists are urged to drive very cautiously.
LEVEL 2: Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads may also be very icy. Only those who feel it is necessary to drive should be out on the roads. Contact your employer to see if you should report to work. Motorists should use extreme caution.
LEVEL 3: All roadways are closed to non-emergency personnel. No one should be driving during these conditions unless it is absolutely necessary to travel or a personal emergency exists. All employees should contact their employer to see if they should report to work. Those traveling on the roads may subject themselves to arrest.