Summit County Sheriff’s Office Community Service Officers (CSO) work within the Patrol Section of the Operations Division and are non-POST code enforcement officers. CSO’s serve the Summit County community to promote safety, support deputies in community policing activities, and foster positive relationships with residents and visitors alike.
Community Service Officers perform a variety duties to help enforce various regulations and laws in situations where a POST certified Deputy is not required. These duties may include:
Fire ban enforcement and education
Short term rental licensing enforcement
Investigating of private property accidents
Lost and found reports
Various other roles in support of the Patrol Section
CSO’s also participate in education events to assist the public in understanding Summit County Ordinances, fire restrictions, parking regulations and other miscellaneous regulations and laws.