Lorain County Sheriff s Office is located in Elyria, Ohio, and is staffed with more than 230 employees. It maintains a secure court system and transports prisoners to and from state institutions every year. It provides law enforcement and security and crowd control services for special events, such as county fairs and sports events. It is primarily responsible for the service of legal documents of the state. It also handles evictions, repossessions and sale of property as ordered by the court. It additionally oversees the records of sex offenders residing in the county. It has a bomb squad to deal with explosive devices chemicals, pyrotechnics and ammunition. It has a drug task force that investigates individuals and organizations involved in narcotics trafficking.