Captain Terry A. Hamilton
Terry Hamilton joined the Ashland County Sheriffs Office in 1980
as a Special Deputy, in 1982 he was placed as a Commander of the Special
Deputy Division which he was in charge of for the next 18 years.
Terry was hired full time
in 1989 as a Corrections Officer, and soon after was placed as a patrol
officer where he went through the ranks to Lieutenant and shift supervisor.
In 2003 he assumed the position of Civil Officer. He was promoted to
Captain in 2007.
Capt.. Hamilton was elected
Ashland Counties first Deputy of the year in 1993 by his work peers,
and was later elected as Officer of the year for 2000, 2002 and again
Capt. Hamilton is married
to Deputy Angie Hamilton.
His hobbies include attending
car races and baseball and softball games, fishing and golfing, and
he is very involved with Shriners
If you have any questions
involving Sheriff's Sales or Foreclosures, you may call Capt. Hamilton
at (419) 289-8942 or E-mail him at: firstname.lastname@example.org
or the Civil Office may be
reached at (419) 289-1501
The Civil Office
is the financial hub of the Sheriff's Office, being responsible for
all money coming into the office both from paper processing fees and
Sheriff's sales. Capt.. Terry Hamilton supervises this Division. He
is assisted by Ellen Gribben and Sherry Kitts. The Civil Office responsibilities
are varied and include:
Providing administrative support to Sheriff
Risner in the area of correspondence and budgeting. Also performs
additional duties and assignments as requested.
Payroll/Personnel. This office prepares the
payroll for Deputies, Special Deputies, and Rotary. All personnel
records including vacation, sick leave, and personal day records are
maintained. There are ninety-six full and part-time employees.
Court Documents. The Civil Office prepares
Court and other related documents for Deputies, including Warrants.
The Paper process is then invoiced to the appropriate agencies or
individuals for service costs and accrued fees and Foreign Summons
dockets are documented. In the year 2008, there were 2,663 papers
served with 98 of them being Bench Warrants.
Property Executions, Sheriff Sales, and Personal.
The Civil Office responds to phone questions regarding property being
offered, prepares newspaper advertisements, prepares Deeds for property
sold and distributes proceeds from sales in accordance with Court
Orders. There were 229 sales processed in the year 2008 totaling $9,399,754.75.
Accounts Payable. Reviews invoices for accuracy
and approval and submits invoices for payment. Prepares Purchase Orders,
specifies funds to be used per Sheriff Risner, reconcile ledge with
the monthly county printout.
Bookkeeping. Prepares pay-in to the General
Fund, reconciles cashbook, checkbook and bank statements.
Mailing out of Grand Jury and Petit Jury Venires are
also the Civil Office responsibility. The Civil Office also handles
correspondence, summaries, reports and minutes. Office files, ordering
supplies and mail distribution round out this Division's responsibilities.