Defiance County Sheriff Star

Douglas J. Engel, Sheriff

Road Patrol

The road patrol division at the Defiance County Sheriff's Office is comprised of 9 Deputies and 3 Sergeants. Road units are responsible for handling all types of complaints in Defiance Counties' 12 townships, ranging from minor traffic accidents to homicides. They are responsible for patrolling 902 miles of Federal, State, County, and Township roads in the 414 square miles that make up Defiance County. Defiance County road units also handle the service of over 500 warrants, and 3000 civil process documents yearly.

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Sergeant
Dan Crites

Sergeant
Mike Shock

Sergeant
Ben Moser

Deputy
Kevin Fackler

Deputy
Gary Taylor

Deputy
Josh Flanary

Deputy
David Stecher

Deputy
Abram Fanzdorf

Deputy
Brad Grillot

Deputy
Stan Strausbaugh

Deputy
Tristan Sanders

Deputy
Zach Erb

Deputy
Josh Killion

Deputy
Drew Seiple