Sidney, OH Police

Sidney, Ohio – Jail and Mugshot Information

Sidney, Ohio, is a city located near the Indiana border, in Shelby County. Sidney has a population of 21,229 people. Sidney has a council-manager style of government, and the mayor of the city is Mike Barhorst. Mark Cundiff is the City Manager.

City of Sidney
City Hall
201 W Poplar Street
Sidney, Ohio 45365
937-498-2335

Sidney City Website

Mike Barhorst, Mayor
mbarhorst@sidneyoh.com

Mark Cundiff, City Manager
937-498-8100
mcundiff@sidneyoh.com

For the year 2016, Sidney had a crime index of 309.0, which is lower than the United States national crime index of 251.8. During that year, there were no murders. There were 16 rapes, 16 robberies, and 13 assaults. There were also 206 reported burglaries, 699 reported thefts, 21 reported auto thefts, and 3 reported arsons. As of December 2018, there were 74 registered sex offenders living in Sidney. The ratio of residents to registered sex offenders was 281 to 1.

Sidney, Ohio – Police Station Information

In the year 2016, there were 864 crimes reported in Sidney, which gave the city a crime rate of 4,222 per 100,000 persons. This is higher than the Ohio state crime rate of 2,878 per 100,000 persons and the United States national crime rate of 2,837 per 100,000 persons. Property crimes are the most commonly reported crimes in Sidney.

The Sidney Police Department is located on Court Street, and the Chief of Police is William Balling. Divisions within the department include administration, communications, patrol, and records.

Sidney Police Department
234 W Court St
Sidney, OH 45365
937-498-2351

Sidney Police Dept

William Balling, Chief of Police
wballing@sidneyoh.com

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office also provides services to Sidney, and the sheriff is John R. Lenhart. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is located in Sidney. Divisions within the sheriff’s office include administration, road patrol, jail, and detectives.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office
555 Gearhart Rd
Sidney, OH 45365
937-498-1111

Shelby County Sheriff
Shelby Sheriff Facebook

John R. Lenhart, Sheriff
937-498-7833

The Shelby County Correctional Facility is located on the premises with the sheriff’s office and can house 188 inmates. Visitation with inmates is by video. Each inmate is allowed up to 30 minutes of free visitation per week. Free visitation can be done every day except Monday. Paid visitation can be done any day of the week.

Shelby County Correctional Facility
937-498-7831
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Open Records Requests in Sidney, Ohio

Information about public records for the City of Sidney can be viewed online.

Sidney Clerk Records

Requests for public records from the Sidney Police Department should be submitted to the Records Department.

Sidney Records Dept

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