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



K-9 Ben
Handled by Sgt Moser






Deputy Kevin Fackler




K-9 Luka
Handled by Deputy Flanary





Deputy Gary Taylor






Deputy Josh Flanary




Deputy David Stecher


Deputy Abram Franzdorf




Deputy Brad Grillot





Deputy Stan Strausbaugh




Deputy Tristan Sanders





Deputy Zach Erb





Deputy Josh Killion





Deputy Drew Seiple