"When residents and businesses share information, we are a more informed and safer community.” - Sheriff Martin

CRIME: 740-833-2830

DRUGS: 740-833-2790


Detective Bureau - Crime Tip Line


To leave a CRIME TIP, please call 740-833-2830, or send an e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please include as much detail about the case you are referring to, as well as any contact information you are able to provide, in case we have follow-up questions.


The Delaware County Sheriff's Office (DCSO) employs highly skilled detectives to investigate criminal matters within the County. These detectives are tasked with investigating crimes such as felony thefts, burglaries, sexual assaults, suspicious deaths, homicides, and many others.


The DCSO's Detective Bureau consists of a sergeant who supervises seven detectives, and one criminal analyst.


The Detective Bureau works closely with many local, state and federal agencies to fully investigate all felonies. Detectives also depend on the support and assistance of the citizens of Delaware County, as well as those who visit the community, to assist with providing information about crimes and suspicious behavior they observe. With everyone's commitment to vigilance and cooperation, crime within Delaware County can be deterred, and when it does occur, our detectives will work to obtain justice for victims.




L.E.A.P. Drug Task Force- Drug Tip Line



The success of the Drug Task Force depends on the assistance of the general public. We offer an anonymous Drug Tip Hotline (740) 833-2790 and e-mail address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. where anyone can leave a message for a detective. 


No tip is too small. Please be as specific as possible when leaving information. It is helpful if you can include: the address of the offense, time of day you notice the suspicious activity and a description of any suspects and/or their vehicles involved.


The Delaware County L.E.A.P. (Law Enforcement Against Pushers) Drug Task Force’s main goal is to reduce the availability of drugs across Delaware County and make our community safer for everyone. The Drug Task Force is committed to enhancing the combined efforts of local, state and federal law enforcement agencies in actively pursuing and prosecuting individuals and/or groups, who manufacture, distribute or sell illegal drugs.


The Drug Task Force has additional goals of educating the general public on drug awareness, signs of drug abuse and current drug trends in our community.   


Thank you for helping the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office to serve YOU—the citizens—and our community!