The Gallia County Sheriff's Office works to safeguard the lives and property of residents, businesses and visitors, as well as maintains social law and order. It supports a neighborhood watch programs and maintains a sexual offender registry. The department operates an investigation division that is responsible for evidence recognition and collection, crime scene processing, photography, surveillance, and conducting interviews and interrogations. The Gallia County Sheriff's Office hosts a citizens police academy that provides training programs related to patrol procedures, defensive tactics, firearms instruction, laws, first aid and investigations. It also administers the TRIAD program, which provides assistance to victimized senior citizens and assists in educating them. The department additionally maintains a corrections division and maintains a jail facility that has a capacity of more than 30 inmates. The Gallia County Sheriff's Office is located in Gallipolis, Ohio.