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 13 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 2020 Allen County S.W.A.T. participated in 57 missions ranging from dignitary protection to high-risk arrests and search warrants.

During missions, S.W.A.T. encountered 151 people: 111 adults, 40 minors.

2020 Incident Locations:

36 in the city of Lima
19 in Allen County
2 In Auglaize County (Bearcat requests)

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

S.W.A.T Team Members

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