Welcome to Fairfield County Sheriff's Office, Lancaster, Ohio.
Sheriff: Community Services Bureau
Dave Phalen, Sheriff
FAIRFIELD COUNTY, OHIO
Sergeant Marian Devault
The Community Services division is responsible for all Public Appearances for the Sheriffs Office. Other responsibilities include Community Watch, Neighborhood Watch Programs, Community Policing, and Public Education in Safety.
If you would like information regarding any of these services or would like to schedule a safety demonstration please contact Sgt. Hendershot or Sgt. Devault at
Sergeant Jesse Hendershot is the Community Services Commander. Sgt. Hendershot received his Ohio Peace Officer Certification from Hocking College in 2005. Sgt. Hendershot was hired full time in 2006 where he spent most of his career as a Deputy on second shift patrol. Sgt. Hendershot was promoted to Sergeant in 2012 working the relief position (Patrol-Jail Divisions) on first and second shifts. Sgt. Hendershot also serves as a team leader on the SWAT Team. You may reach Sgt. Hendershot at