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 18
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,
was later elected as Officer
of the year for 2000, 2002 and again for 2006.
His hobbies include attending
car races and baseball and softball games, fishing and golfing,
and Shriners International.
If you have any questions
involving Sheriff's Sales or Foreclosures, you may contact Capt.
by phone at (419)
or E-mail him at:
The Civil Office may also
be reached at (419) 289-1501
to Thrird Party
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.
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.
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