Allen County
Sheriff's Office
(419) 227-3535

Allen County
Sheriff's Office

(419) 227-3535 • Sheriff Matthew B. Treglia
333 N. Main St. Lima, Ohio 45802

Allen County Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team

Allen County Special Weapons and Tactics is a team comprised of highly trained officers.

S.W.A.T. uses specialized tools, instruments, and electronics to bring particularly dangerous situations to peaceful conclusions and trains monthly with these tools. S.W.A.T. is committed to serving Allen County, operating 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

In 2021 Allen County S.W.A.T. participated in 49 missions ranging from dignitary protection to high-risk arrests and search warrants.

During missions, S.W.A.T. encountered 95 people: 63 adults, 32 minors.

2021 Incident Locations:

40 in the city of Lima
6 in Allen County
3 in adjacent counties (Bearcat requests)

Read the S.W.A.T. Team history here.

S.W.A.T Team Members

Lt. Josh Howbert
Sgt. Josh Bayer
Sgt. Corey Hanjora
Sgt. Rich Jacomet
Sgt. Justin Kirk
Detective Nick Burke
Detective Evan Thomas
Deputy Jared Breitigan
Deputy Jason Meeker
Deputy Skyler Noble
Deputy Robert Wintersteller