Public Records

***Effective July 3rd, 2020*** 

As a friendly reminder, face masks will be required when entering the Sheriff's Office Headquarters building located at 345 W. 2nd Street, Dayton, OH 45422 per the new Mandatory Face Mask Ordinance issued by the City of Dayton that went into effect on July 3rd, 2020 at 8:00am.

Details on the ordinance can be found by clicking here.  
Frequently asked questions about the new ordinance can be found by visiting the City of Dayton website.

***Effective March 25th, 2020*** 

The Sheriff's Office Records Department located at 345 West 2nd Street, Dayton, OH 45422 is closed to the general public (until further notice). Online public records requests can still be made by utilizing the form below.

The Sheriff’s Office is following recommendations from both the Ohio Department of Health and Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County to take necessary precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.  In addition to the closure, Montgomery County Sheriff Rob Streck has also sent non-essential support personnel home due to the mandated stay-at-home order issued by the Ohio Department of Health

We will provide updates on our website and social media channels as they become available.

Sheriff Rob Streck is committed to ensuring your rights to promptly inspect and/or receive copies, in a reasonable amount of time, of the public records maintained by the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. To assist you, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office enacted Schedules of Records Retention and Disposition, and a record and document management policy that are available for your review.

Please direct your public record inquiries to the Records department at 345 W. Second St, Dayton, OH 45422 , where most of the public records are maintained. This department is open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

The Records Department only accepts cash, check, or money order.

Public Records Policy (PDF Format)
Public Records Request Form (PDF Format)

Public Records Request 
Form RC 100

While not mandatory, if you fill out this form it will help us provide the public records you are requesting in a more timely fashion.  Please include a phone number or email if you would like for us to contact you to let you know when your request is ready. 

***Please note***: Requests will be handled as quickly as possible, but may take up to several days dependent on the volume of requests and/or the complexity of individual request(s).



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With as much specificity as possible, please describe what records you want to review

There is no charge to inspect records. Please check your preference below.
 I would like to inspect these records in the building when they are ready.
 I would like these records copied, and I will pick them up when they are ready.
 I would like these records copied and mailed to me at the address on this form.

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office provides photocopies of public records according to the following schedule:
-10¢ per copy.
-25¢ per certified copy 
-$4.00 for Crash Reports

Record provided is not in the form of a paper document will be charged accordingly:
-CD w/ electronic files- $1.00 each
-Miscellaneous records - Price will be charged based on cost to the Sheriff's Office

Records mailed or faxed will be charged accordingly:
-Fax - .10¢
-Mail (#10 envelolpe) -.50¢
-Mail larger than a letter size envelope will be charged actual cost

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office may require payment in advance for the cost involved in providing the copy of the public record.


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