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Lake County, Ohio - Sheriff's Office

Support Services Division

    The Lake County Sheriff's Office

    Address: 104 East Erie Street Painesville, Ohio 44077
    Phone:  (440)350-5500
    Email:  [email protected]  
    Facebook:  Lake County Sheriff's Office
    Twitter:  @lakeohsheriff


    Support Services Division

              Lori Gladding serves as the Support Services Administrator.    She attended Lakeland Community College and is certified in Business Management.  Prior to her arrival at the Sheriff's Office she served in the legal field for 22 years.  She began he career in 2010 as the Sheriff's Administrative Assistant.

              Currently, Administrator Gladding supervises the Support Services Staff that keeps the paperwork of the Sheriff’s Office going twenty four hours a day.  The staff processes warrants, civil papers, sheriff sales, daily reports, criminal reports and inmate paperwork as well as answer the phones and assist the public at the front window.  The Support Staff also provides on going support to the Road Deputies when there is a missing person or stolen vehicle or article.  

    2018 Support Services Review


          The Lake County Sheriff's Office's Support Services Division handles a wide-range of responsibilities that are integral to the operations of this office. It is their responsibility to maintain the flow of all paperwork issued by the courts to the Sheriff's Office. All indictments, summons, protection orders are filed through the Civil Division of the Sheriff's Office. All warrants and extradition papers are handled by the Jail Trac/Jail Records Division. The Support Services Division assures that these papers are served in a timely manner and are returned to the court system properly. They are also responsible for collecting and recording any Sheriff's fees generated by the service of this paperwork.

    Responsibilities of the Support Services Division include:
     Accounting - handles all money coming in and out of the Sheriff’s Office; processes all orders for the Sheriff’s Office, and pays all bills; makes travel arrangements for training for employees.
     Civil Process - processes and serves all civil papers which includes, but not limited to protection orders, foreclosures, summons on indictment and subpoenas.
     Jail Records – processes all paperwork for inmates being booked into the Jail and released from the Jail; schedules all prison trips and Court appearances.
    Public Records – processes all requests for records made by attorney offices and the public.
     Jail Trac – processes, prepares and enters all warrants received from the Courts. Works closely with Jail Records to process paperwork for all inmates in Jail.
     Personnel / Payroll – takes care of different payrolls for the Sheriff’s Office as well as all personnel matters and insurance paperwork for all employees.
    Sheriff Sales – handles foreclosure process from the time the property is ordered to be sold at auction to the time it is auctioned off and all funds disbursed.
     Traffic and Criminal – processes all accident reports and traffic reports. Works closely with the Court regarding charges on traffic cases; processes junk cars from traffic accidents as well as processes record/background checks from various agencies.
     Detective Bureau - assists the Detective Bureau with all cases with the exception of traffic and accident cases; prepares cases to be taken to Grand Jury; processes expungements